A Lot of people in underprivileged countries are turning to drugs to cope with pain and problems in their lives. Currently there are millions of cocaine users in south and central america and the caribbean. Opiates, cocaine and morphine addictions in these developing countries can cause serious damage to the future of the country. Because a lot of income for underprivileged countries come from traditional street drugs. Synthetic drugs are
In conclusion, understanding addiction is crucial aspect when it comes to prevention, treatment, and recovery. Many people of every type, are greatly effected by the impact of drug abuse. It’s ever bodies problem. Some may believe those who deal with an addiction, or a family members addiction, may be horrible people, liars, and criminals. Ultimately, the understanding, we will realize the physical, psychological, and scientific reasoning that motivates a user to use.
First and foremost, the causes that drag the youngsters hooked themselves in drug abuse problems even children as young as seven years old. In Malaysia the most factors that influenced teenagers to be drug abuser are peer pressure and curiosity (Dr. Tam Cai Lian, n.d). In other words, if the numbers of people in the social group take drug, there will be pressure which are direct and indirect pressure. A person might be offered to try drugs, which is a direct pressure. Meanwhile, for
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.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN A COMMUNITY INTRODUCTION Alcohol and drug abuse are one of the significant worry of our society. Our youths are becoming a pray of substance abuse. Alcohol and drugs were used as a medicine to relief from pain and misery. Drugs such as heroin, morphine and hashish are supplied to the west through the subcontinent, and not only that these drugs sold in the market in spite of strict government regulation. Substance misuse prompts mental inability, family disfunctionality, and at times death.
There are many kinds of illegal drugs/ substances that took different effects on an individual are being abused by teenagers this days. Most of these drugs looks like fine rock salt, a highly addictive stimulant can have a long-lasting effect on the human body. Some past users says they feel an “initial rush”, feeling of higher confidence or higher intellect than before they started using the drugs. But some users exhibit a violent behavior. Even
According to the article entitled, Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction (National Institute on Drug Abuse. 2012), addiction is actually a brain disease that related for the compulsive drug’s desire and abuse, regardless of the harmful impacts to the addicted individual and his or her surrounding. Youths who addicted to drug abuse always long for the drug and hence take the drug frequently in a big dose, even if they know that it can cause terrible impacts for individual and for society. Drug addiction always begin with drugs abuse. In fact, there are many reasons that can cause a teenager to involve himself in the drug abuse.
Substance Abuse (Drug Addiction) Among Adolescents Varsha R. Bhujbal L.A.D. & Smt. R. P. College for Women, Shankar Nagar, Nagpur 440010 Email:email@example.com Abstract: Substance (drug) abuse has become a very common problem among adolescents. Drug is being misused by students for various reasons. 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.
Outcomes 4.1 Identification of the problem Issue identified: Drug addiction among youth in Sri Lanka 4.2 The main Causes for road traffic injuries 4.2.1 Causes influencing exposure to drugs — Peer pressure at school and out of school — Misinformation provided by other teenagers and peers claiming to be “experts” — Popular media, 47% of teens claim that movies and TV shows influence them to consume drugs. — Replicating the behavior of parents who consume illicit drugs. — Curiosity is a powerful motivator to encourage youth to try such substances. . 4.2.2 Causes influencing continued usage — Addiction caused by intrinsic substances in drugs — Boredom that leads to teenagers engaging in drug use to pass time — Youth with a lot of emotional pain may turn to illicit drugs as a means of self-medication — Ignorance of the negative impact of drug use — Peers that offer drugs at cheap rates so as to get the individual “hooked” — Being able to afford drugs as a result of excessive pocket money — To have fun — To look and feel like an adult — Unsupervised access from various sources — Behavioral problems combined with poor
By each passing days and years we can see that social problems among youngsters is a phenomenon that shrouded our country, Malaysia on daily basis, it can happen everywhere, anytime and on anyone. This social problems can occurs due to the influence from another country cultures and lifestyles. Most youngsters do not have ability to identify, analyze and decide what goods and bad for themselves, so it easier for them to get influence by outside cultures and lifestyles. One of the most serious social problems in Malaysia will be drugs abuse among teenagers. According to the National Anti-Drug Agency Malaysia (AADK) statistics, 15,408 youths were found to be addicted to drugs in 2013, with the number increasing to 21,777 in the year 2014.