Drug Epidemic In Niagara Falls

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Addicted The drug epidemic in Niagara Falls has been ongoing for years and it just keeps getting worse. Addicts are becoming the norm for this community and it is becoming increasingly dangerous. The question is, is it really the addicts’ fault? Some might agree that it is. The initial and early decisions to use substances reflect a person’s free or conscious choice. No one forced them to put that crack pipe to their mouth or that needle to their arm. However, once the brain has been changed by addiction, that choice or willpower becomes impaired. Society’s responses to drug abuse is treating it as a moral failing rather than a health problem, which led to an emphasis on punishment rather than prevention and treatment. I believe this is one…show more content…
When they first become cops they have the best intentions. But as time goes on no matter what they do they can’t win. So in the end they turn a blind eye. As long as you don’t try to exceed your grasp you can fly under the radar. I did, I sold thousands of pounds of marijuana from the age of fourteen until twenty-two and then switched to cocaine. I did all that with no police interference, only until I got too big for myself is when I caught their attention. The war on drugs cannot and will not ever be won. There is too much money to be made and to many jobs at…show more content…
There are many ways to help people with addiction such as helping these people by getting them into a rehab. This can also reduce crime rates by a simple factor of supply and demand. If there is no demand for these drugs the dealers will deplete overtime from a lack of business. There are many ways to begin to help an addict, the most important thing to do is to tell them that you admire their courage for tackling this medical problem. It is also important to encourage them to end the toxic relationships that lead to the drug abuse. You can participate in counseling sessions with them and the counselors can also teach you other ways to support the user. Scott 7 Addiction intervention services are also a way to convince the addict that they need help. Most addicts cling to the belief that they will be able to stop on their own when they decide the time is right. Sadly this is often
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