Children whose family members abuse drugs often are physically or emotionally abused and often lack proper immunizations, medical and dental care, and necessities such as water, food, and shelter. The risk to children gets even bigger when their parents or guardians manufacture illicit drugs such as methamphetamine since methamphetamine abusers often produce the drug in their own homes and apartments. Hazardous chemicals such as hydriodic acid, iodine, and anhydrous ammonia make children often inhale dangerous chemical fumes and gases or ingest toxic chemicals or illicit drugs. These children commonly suffer from both short- and long-term health consequences, and from neglect that leads to psychological and developmental problems. Not only children, but obviously teens experience problems too.
People surrounding a depressed person have a huge influence on how the victim could cope up with the situation, some people tend to have high expectations and sometimes they would pressure the victim, which can make the victim even more depressed. Though, depression can also be the effect of puberty, such as hormonal changes and such. Peer pressure and parents/teachers forcing the teen to have higher grades causes stress in general and adds up to cause depression. Having a rough or traumatic childhood can also cause depression, such as physical and verbal abuse from a parent or someone close to the victim. Depressed teens feel like they 're lonely and no one understands them.
Drugs can be extremely harmful to kids or teens whose body is still growing; this addiction can take over a person’s life. All drugs affect the brain in my different ways. That’s why your body might be acting in an unexpected way. Some drugs might hurt and affect your brain this cause can be treated or may last for the rest of your life. Some drugs may change your mood you may be despondent, lachrymose or you may start over
Drugs have various effects on the family. The users are mostly occupied with the drugs, and its great effects on a person mood and their functioning ability, which leads to marital problems and poor performance in their working places and also dismissal. Substance use can disrupt family life and also create destructive motifs of dependence, that is, the spouse or whole family, out of love or fear of impacts; it also enables the user to recklessly continue using drugs by covering up, using a lot of money on drugs, and denying there is a problem. Expectant mothers who use drugs, because of the drugs themselves and also poor self-care in general, have got a much higher rate of giving birth to low weight babies than the average. Many drugs for instance crack and heroin flow past the placental barrier, resulting in addicted babies who go through withdrawal soon after birth and fetal alcohol syndrome which can affect children of mothers who take alcohol during pregnancy.
Because of their impressionable nature, teens are more likely to become addicted to harmful substances. Most teenagers live in a toxic environment and they’re exposed to the idea of doing substances by their surroundings. Teenagers follow in the footsteps of their parents because of their genetics (Buddy T). One of the reasons teenagers get into bad habits such as drug addiction and alcoholism is due to child neglect. A parent being absent from a child’s life could easily be a sign of neglect.
These fronts can be emotional development, academic retention, physical harms, and social interactions. The use of weed can affect a child 's emotional development by having a pleasant feeling and distortion. Pleasant feelings is like Euphoria which leads to tranquility. Having this feeling is bad because after that the opposite of that feeling would come in and that is depression. Depression can lead to death and many other things while you are a teen specially when you are smoking at this age.
As well as the effect of the divorce, the child can have a psychological problem. In this case, divorce of parents can lead to signs of distress because of hurt feelings or loss of support from parents. A child may stop eating or have a hard time sleeping. A child may become more emotional. Some children are constantly worrying while others are angry or sad.
They have consume a drug so that they can feel better. This addiction is a serious mental health illness that is plaguing individuals from all walks of life. Initially, the treatment of drug addicted people was a difficult task and the consequences were very bad. The drug addicted people were neglected by their own society. They were actually interpreted as nuisance for the society and were considered to be the root cause for delinquency and crime.
Today students begin drugs often because they are feeling pressure from their peers, society, conflicting values, due to culturally different students around the world suggests that modern youth all over the world especially third countries like India, Bangladesh and Vietnam are in the mindset of an overwhelming value crises. School, lack off conducing environment for interaction, this may lead to drug abuse home generation (generation
However, drug abuse among the youth in Malaysia is becoming a grave concern. According to Abdul Rahman Hamid (2015), drug abuse issues in Malaysia is still trouble matter even though it is not as weighty as in other countries. If this issues is not being concern and handle properly it will caused huge problem among the youth. Drug abuse is one of social problem facing by youngsters in Malaysia and the solution to abolish this problem by government, schools and parents. First and foremost, the causes that drag the youngsters hooked themselves in drug abuse problems even children as young as seven years old.