Inappropriate drug use causes loss of responsibility, illnesses, marriage difficulties, shorter life spans, financial struggles, theft, accidents, lack of parenting, bad role models and more laws. Now I’m not saying all the problems are only do to drugs and if there was appropriate drug use our society would be perfect, no I’m saying drug use in our society has made an impact and in this case not for the better. The cost of inappropriate drug use to society is something that many overlook and others simply don’t care to recognize Many people associate inappropriate drug use with loss of responsibility. The user does not show up on time for work, or if they do they may not be able to work to the best of their ability since they are under the
Consequently, some people with an addiction may reach a point in their life where it can turn harmful, therefore, people need to look for assistance. Even so, people still neglect to talk about addictions because people are ashamed, or in denial, and it is probably not one’s choice of topics that is brought up at your breakfast table, or you may never have confronted anyone before. Still, addiction is all around us, and most people today still do not understand or have misconceptions about addictions because addiction is a disease, and studies have indicated that addictions are a physical defect in the brain, thus, making it hard for some people to give up their addictions on their own. The chances are that we all know or have loved ones with an addictions to either drugs or alcohol. Still today, one of the biggest challenges is being able to talk to that person about their addiction.
Yet, other people who are addicted do not believe their addiction problems are out of control. They are unaware of the complications they are causing and refuse to stop taking the drug (Effects of Drug Abuse). When a person becomes add... ... middle of paper ... ...ons and make your body very ill. It can also cause cardiovascular conditions such as abnormal heart rate or heart attacks. Injecting drugs can lead to infections of the blood vessels and heart valves or cause collapsed veins.
It’s easier for someone to tell people that they have a broken leg than to tell people they have depression. There so much people do not know about mental illnesses and there is so much pressure on people with these mental illnesses. Rachel Roberts, a journalist from Independent.co, has said “The lack of understanding of the condition and prejudice towards those who suffer from it remain barriers to effective treatment” (Roberts). People are scared of coming forward because they’re scared of being judged or treated differently. In article written by Opposing Viewpoints in Context, it explained that if the stigma towards mental illnesses continues, no one will want to come forward and receive treatment, they will stay silent and the problem won’t get better (Mental Disorders).
Was it possible that beneath all of the drug-induced stares, shakes and speech impediments that an alert person existed? Perhaps their diseases had prevented them from interacting with other people in what would be considered a "normal" way. But are they better off now that they are too drug-altered and often depressed to interact at all? As a society, we try to get rid of things we are afraid of, things which make us nervous and things we don't understand. Perhaps mental illness is not so much a problem for the mentally ill, but for their communities who can not and will not empathize with them.
Being an alcoholic can really ruin a persons life. Alcohol is very common among minors although it is illegal and harmful to the adolescents’ body. Families of alcoholics can really suffer from emotional problems. Many people enjoy drinking but very few people understand the harm it is doing to the health of their bodies, and how it can ruin their lives. Alcohol causes a person to have negative effects on a person’s overall character, health, and morals.
Drug abuse can result from three basic things: depression, influences, and being unaware. In most drug related cases, depression is an immediate cause. Having something catastrophic happen in someones life, maybe the person is just lonely, possible psychological issues, or even just family problems can amount to depression. A major reason depression leads to drug abuse is because people do not talk about their problems. Instead, they let it ball up until they have no way to get away from them.
They have so many emotions built up in them and they can’t express them. This was a really big problem in this novel emotions shouldn’t build up everyone deserves their own way of life they deserve to live how they want. Is this type of world people want to live in? People taking drugs to keep them happy. Like Bernard was tired of taking soma and being happy, as he said he wasn’t taking it anymore it’s a crazy world.
It is difficult to relent even if one is ready to do so. Drug abuse has negative influences not only in the lives of mortals, but also in the society. Drug abuse and addiction not only has negative effects in the lives of the people involved, but also in the lives of their close relatives, friends and immediate society. It leads to disintegration, failure in school, loss of employment and violence. Although intake of drugs is a voluntary and conscious decision initially, continuous intake of drugs changes the brain and challenges the self-control of the “addicted person” and inhibits the ability to resist extreme desire for drug intake.
Schizoid Personality Disorder affects your social life, professional life, and yourself. These people will not have close relationships with family, friends, and co-workers. They might be seen as loners, since they do not like to associate with anyone and work better when socially isolated. Main characteristics about people with this disorder are that they show little or not emotions, and have no close friends. With treatment the effects of this disorder could be decreased, yet most do not take the next step into treatment.