Peer Assessment 1 Every child a right to a legal identity, as activated and safeguarded from birth by registration. From birth every child begins their journey of constructing their unique personal and social identity which is characterized by a growing awareness of the importance of markers such as gender, ethnicity, age and their status within the child 's family and the community. Before they even begin school many children demonstrate understanding of their role and status at home, preschool, their neighbourhood and the impact of how they are treated on the sense of who they are. Early identities are complex and continue to change and grow as children as children experience new settings, activities, relationships and new responsibilities.
52). Psychoactive substances have “allowed humans to cope with internal and external stressors” (Stevens & Smith, pg. 58). Drugs have bene used for “pain relief, pleasure, insight, escape, relaxation, stimulation and ecstasy” (Stevens & Smith, pg. 58). Addictive life styles and there link to drug Addiction
Often, people will mistakenly think that the people who are taking substance drugs or even drinking heavily, that those people lack moral principles or are willingly choosing to not stop their drug supply. Researchers have found that the use of drugs and alcohol, changes our brain chemistry. Which makes quitting harder and withdrawal almost unbearable to stand. The real damage comes into play if there are children involved in the family. Children are like sponges, the absorb everything.
However, addiction to drugs can be that a person is masking a pain that they have within themselves. Addictions are more than just bad habits. They are what could control a person’s life. It can affect moments of impact, love ones, and how the individual relates to others in the world. These people have chosen to start in using drugs, but eventually the right to choose is taken from a person as the addiction proceeds out of control.
Like the saying goes, “monkey see, monkey do.” As an act to imitate them they get addicted to the substance, because of the feeling. After a while people began to hate being sober (shout out Chief Keef.) Which, sadly, can lead to drug overdose. In 2016 there were 47,055 deaths caused by drug overdose.
I can relate to the movie “Losing Isaiah” by Stephen Gyllenhaal with the drugs. My family has had its share of drug problems and I’m not ashamed to say it. Just like in the movie “Losing Isaiah” I have seen the affects drugs can have a person. Drugs can cause a person to forget stuff, act out of character, and cause serious health program. I also can relate
Drugs are substances that trigger temporary changes in the body which may result in such a pleasurable and relaxing effect. Some of the types can slow down the nervous system’s action, while other types can have the exact opposite effect; spurring the nervous system into rapid action. Drugs are connected to cravings or addiction since a person’s body starts yearning for drugs after he or she has taken it for a while. Drugs affect consciousness significantly! They may cause people to hear or see things that aren’t real (hallucinations), experiencing mood swings, or may even distort people’s perceptions.
One of the problems they face is withdrawal from substance abuse. Many drugs form a dependence within the person that when they go without they hurt mentally and physically. This may cause lashing out and violence towards others because their mind is not clear. Drugs alter a person’s mental state making them react to situations in ways normally they would not. For example, paranoia is one of the symptoms when withdrawing from harder drugs like
Drug users become impaired and they are confused. The effect of these drugs range from severe and mild. All drugs cause some type of delusion. Most drug users do drugs illegally to get high or relaxed. When a person has done a certain drug for awhile there brain
Another angle of devastation is the physical and mental effects it can have on a person who abuses drugs. It can affect your overall health, certain brain functions and sometimes even cause death. This shows even more closely how similar it is to the horrifying monster Grendel, “Killing as often as he could, coming alone, bloodthirsty and horrible.” (pg.26, line 80-81); both monsters have the same goal. People can also become easily addicted like Grendel was addicted to killing.
Drug abuse is considered one of the major issues the United State faced every day. Many people relied on drugs for many reasons such as social issues, fun, lifestyle, and more. Drug uses in the United State becames an addiction for so many in which it become so difficult for the users to return to their normal lifestyle. Drugs, which is the higher stage of nicotine in which people get addicted to it, has the ability to create mental disorder, paranoid in the behavior, and health problem. Many people do not quite understand why people get addicted to drugs and the impact of it.
According to a study done at the University of Washington, “ For the developing young adult, drug and alcohol abuse undermines motivation, interferes with cognitive processes, contributes to debilitating mood disorders, and increases risk of accidental injury or death” (Hawkins). When teens abuse drugs, they can damage their brains. This can affect everything from emotions, to memory. The abuse of drugs as a teen can also lead to accidental death, particularly involving overdoses and car accidents. Also, according to Addiction Center, an information center about drug use, abuse, and addiction, “Substance abuse affects teen brain development by: interfering with neurotransmitters and damaging connections within the brain, reducing the ability to experience pleasure, creating problems with memory, causing missed opportunities during a period of heightened learning potential, ingraining expectations of unhealthy habits into brain circuitry, [and] inhibiting development of perceptual abilities” (Health).