Greed, according to an electronic source, is another reason for drug abuse among teens, as they get others hooked and sell to them to pay for their own habit. (Guillermo D. Jalil) Peer pressure is probably the main reason most teens abuse illegal drugs. During puberty, many teens suffer with depression. Depression is when a teen is not happy with themselves for real or imagined reasons. They may be suffering from low self-esteem or torment by others, leading to not being happy with their appearance or other physical features.
Some teens like to rebel against society and try new things, and one of those things are drugs. Being close to drugs, like living in a big city, also is a peril because drugs are easier to get, and there’s a variety to choose from. Other causes include, family problems, gang membe... ... middle of paper ... ...drug dependent, one puts drugs on their “most important thing to do” list. This can cause one’s relationships to decay, along with family life. It may also destroy one’s education path and career.
These problems can make a person very addicted to drinking because they already have an imbalance of chemicals in their brain. This is especially true for teens because they are still developing and are prone to chemical imbalances. Teens should realize that drinking does not make them cool or help them fit in. Alcohol use is associated with a variety of negative consequences, including increased risk of serious drug use later in life, school failure, and poor judgment puts teens at risk for accidents, violence, unplanned and unsafe sex, and suicide. So what can be done The message is clear: The longer children and teens delay alcohol use, the less likely they are to develop any problems associated with it.
Alcohol is the most lethal drug causing injuries, health problems and even deaths to people worldwide. Most people think that because cocaine, heroine and bang are not legalized then they are the most dangerous drugs but this is untrue. Alcohol is the only drug which can cause sudden death to the user in relation to its effects. Taking an example, people drinking in a bar are more likely to engage in a fight and eventually harm one another while somebody using cocaine will be at lower risk of engaging in physical fights with the colleagues. The incidences related to alcohol happen unknowingly only for the victim to regret the actions later when someone gets sober.
Many people do not realize, however, that addictive substances expand far beyond illegal drugs and nicotine. Sucrose, more commonly known as table sugar, is a sweet tasting substance that many people are familiar with because of its large role in food. What many people are not familiar with, however, is how addictive sugar really is. Sugar is a highly addictive drug and is as harmful on the body and brain as benzoylmethylecgonine, more commonly referred to as cocaine. Sugar is an addictive substance because of the nerve pathways the brain takes when sugar is consumed, the withdrawal symptoms associated with people who eat sugar often and then stop eating it all together, and because of how it is chemically produced.
Nobody wants to grow up to be a drunk. Although drinking alcohol may be enjoyable in social situations and it looks cool, it is a terrible addiction and is considered a type of drug abuse. Mothers expecting a child can really harm the child by consuming alcohol. Alcohol can cause the body to make terrible decisions such as drunk driving which not only puts the drinker in danger, but also puts everyone else in danger. The abuse of alcoholic beverages can cause a person to become an alcoholic.
Because teenagers’ nervous systems are still developing, it is very easy for them to become addicted to drugs after even one use. The lifestyle that can be brought about by the use of club drugs can be a vicious cycle of self-destruction, and can have a rapid detrimental effect on a teen’s chances to excel in life. However, many times facts are skewed by media and government agencies in order to keep teens off drugs. While this sort of propaganda has good intentions, many people find it morally unjust to deliberately misinform people, even for their own benefit. Some risks are greatly exaggerated, and some of the “facts” which are commonly accepted are barefaced lies.
Drugs can be abused by teens and the people who buy them, but can also be used for medical use and for at home use. Drugs can be very addicting, especially for people who use them over and over again. They usually cannot get off of them because they are so addicting. The main people who use drugs are celebrities, teenagers, and drug dealers. Celebrities use drugs because they think that they make them even more popular.
Heroin by Hana Heroin is one of the most dangerous drugs in the world; even small doses can kill a person within minutes. And although many people do recognize the dangers attached to this lethal substance, information like the long term and short term effects, steps of rehab, and the scientific effects of the drug to the brain are not widely known by non-users. The scientific names of heroin are diacetylmorphine or diamorphine, but it’s known on the streets/casually as H, black tar, dope, dirt, horse, and others. It can be ingested by way of snorting through the nose, smoking in rolled joints, or the most well-known way, injection by needle. Any of these methods will affect the brain in the order that follows: when the heroin enters the body, it changes into morphine, which then latches on to certain cells called opioid receptors.
The drug is no longer used for a medical purposes but is still present in the legal drug selling market. Many countries have stiff penalties if caught in possession of or are selling heroin, because this drug is listed as a Class A drug (“Opium, Morphine, Heroin”, n.d.). The physical and chemical properties make heroin a desirable drug. It is highly addictive and fast acting, which lure users in. The first time one uses the drug it is said to cause disagreeable feelings and nausea.