Abstract This study examines thoroughly how the crystal meth effects an individual and society, the paper aims to show how harmful this drug is, and how people get harmed by the drug named methamphetamine or referred to as a crystal meth. Meth belongs to the drugs that’s known as psychostimulants, this drug creates a false sense of happiness and well-being. For many of the meth addicts to quit can be daunting or terrifying. There is no medication approved for the treatment and the effects are short has long termed consequences. Effects of Crystal Meth Do you know how many people are abusers of crystal meth in United States of America (USA)?
Depression is very common for most people in withdrawal and it can be quite acute. The depression that most people feel is centered around the guilt and shame of their predicament. Abruptly stopping the use of opiates can cause withdrawal symptoms to begin, which can be life threatening. The words opiates and opioids are often used interchangeably. Depressive symptoms can last up to two years once a person has discontinued their use of crystal meth.
Drug abuse is the habitual use of substances in dangerous amounts or even methods that may bring harm to the user of the substances (World Health Organization, 2009). The substances commonly used are psychoactive substances which can easily lead to a dependency problem by the substance user. Drug abuse is a sociological threat that poses a danger to all people especially the youth. Addiction is possible not only with illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine, but also with prescription drugs such as oxycodone. According to National Institute on Drug Abuse, the United States government loses about $700 billion every year due to crimes caused by people under the influence of drugs, medical costs, and addicted workers.
Over decades there has been many different case studies on drug addiction. Drugs like opioids have the same high and side effects as a poppy plant. Opioids is a pain reliever and they cost a lot more than drugs. Opioids is like hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine and codeine. The president thinks the drug addiction and alcohol abuse is an epidemic because there
It also had an effect on society with the growing numbers of people who were admitted into the alcohol wards of the hospitals. This affected families because now people who wanted to drink had to do it illegally and many got put in jail if they got caught. This made police officers jobs more difficult because the people who wanted to drink had to do it illegally, and the cops were cracking down. It opened up opportunities for organized crime to start manufacturing and distributing of liquor, while making millions of dollars along the way. All of a sudden drinking was illegal.
The drug abuse or misuse increases day by day and the most commonly use drug is opioid analgesics. Paracetamol, codeine, lorazepam are three commonly use drugs among population (Rhea and Reynaldo 391). Abuse of different medication show different effects on a person, and many people die because of drug abuse. Nevertheless,
Heroin addiction can have positive and negative effects on relationships. When a family member becomes addicted to drugs, it affects the whole family. In Sonny’s Blues, Baldwin demonstrates how relationships are continuously falling apart and building back again. Sonny’s brother admits that they “fought almost every time” (Baldwin 138). This does not happen in regular relationship.
Opioids have been a troubling problem in the United States for many years. In the recent past, since the yearly 2000’s, opioid overdoses have been on a steady incline. With heroin becoming the drug of choice in many cities across the country, overdoses relating to heroin are on the rise. Many states and cities are attempting to reverse the epidemic. Making naloxone, an overdose reversal drug, readily available for emergency responders or even those individuals overdosing, could cause a decrease in overdose related fatalities.
Throughout the last few years a very dangerous drug has burst into mainstream attention, heroin. All throughout the country, there are numerous people suffering from addiction to the drug, and even dying. Heroin is a highly addictive drug that is relatively cheap and in many places, easy to find. In many big cities, it seems that almost everyone knows someone who has been on heroin, or a mutual acquaintance of a user. Numerous organizations have their opinions on how to stop the epidemic from spreading before it reaches an even vaster number of people.
Drug lords such as Pablo Escobar and Joaquin Guzmán Loera, a.k.a. "El Chapo” are the main ones controlling the drug trafficking process and head of the cartels. They lose most of their money in the transportation process of the drugs because it is so risky. The cartels transport the drugs from tunnels, to cars, and even in high heels. Most of the drugs are transported through tunnels.