To begin with, the people who are addicted to drugs are hard to get rid of taking. Normally, a lot of people assumed that because of the lack of moral principles and willpower, the drug abusers cannot stop abusing through changing their behavior (NIH 2012). But in the real world, giving up abusing takes more than strongly will, because the ways of brain is changed by drugs that enhance the compulsive drug abuse. As a result, it is difficult of drug users to stop abusing the drugs. Furthermore, drug users might kill themselves if they cannot take drugs appropriately.
People in the United States are influenced by not only their peers, but what is available to them; people here think more along the lines of, “what can I get away with without getting caught”. Safe injection sites are not the answer to fighting addiction in the United States, as Dr. Brian Johnson said, “Safe injection sites are yet another proposal that would have the government subsidize the addictive drug industry. “ ("Opioid Crisis." CQ Researcher, 7 Oct. 2016, pp. 817-840.
They abuse it by injecting it with a needle, smoking it, or by snorting it. They do this because they stopped taking these prescription drugs that gave them “jolt” feeling, followed by a state of fatigued, which is the same feeling that heroin gives them. Also, in comparison between opioids and heroin, your body builds up a tolerance for both. This means that the people would need more of the substance to get the feeling that they want. This is a major issue with opioid use because the patients need more of the medication to get their pain to go away, and then get addicted and cannot stop taking the pill.
If the law already prohibits this drug to regulars, how can a doctor prescribe it to people with a poor health condition? Now that drugs are a human’s worst enemy, it should not be legalized for the medical treatment because patients tend to abuse their advantage, other types of medications can help with diseases without negative effects, and using cannabis can damage health with tons of chemicals. Generally, with countless victims lured into the trap of addiction, people these days will do anything to have drugs in the palms of their hands. Drugs like marijuana seem to give people a peace of mind, and of course, anyone would massacre for that in this traumatic era. Because this plant is such a necessity to some people, it “lacks accepted ... ... middle of paper ... ...intends to beget what they want.
The Path to a Drug Free Nation The repeated use of drugs often causes both physical and psychological dependence, as mentioned in an article by the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (“Drug Dependence”). In order for an individual to truly be set free from their addiction, seeking treatment is necessary. Rehab centers are a great place with scientifically proven methods to cure those addicted to drugs. It is important to try to end drug use in our country, rather than allowing it to continue longer than it already has. While funding for rehabilitation facilities could become an issue, drug users may continue their addiction without proper treatment, and therefore those arrested for drug use should be sent to a rehabilitation center instead of prison.
Nadelmann argues that with the legality of drugs people will abstain from using them or would use them responsibly in moderation. A drug such as cocaine, that Nadelmann is in favor of making legal, is highly addictive and has harmful effects, according to Wilson. Drugs with these kinds of consequences are not easy to use in adequate quantities. The legalization of these drugs will not be used responsibly and will have more members of society exposed to them to try. With deliberate research from Professor David Nutt and his team, they gather enough tests and evidence that evaluates that alcohol is number one on a most harmful list.
In fact, prescription drug is no different than illegal drug, it addicted and can kill if it is taking too much. Currently, the most at risk is a teens and young adults who are likely to abused a prescription drug than illegal drug because they think it’s safe since it was prescribed by doctor. Also, most of the abuser are people who was not under a health condition or the prescription drug is not for them, and taking could show a different reaction due to the drug being specific to individual chemistry. 2. In what ways are prescription drugs different from illegal drugs?
The government has made several efforts to control drugs and their users, however, to most the problem appears too out of hand. "Others see potential profit in legalizing drugs and still others simply believe that individual rights to take drugs should be protected. The group also acknowledged that the legalization concept appeals to people who are looking for simple solutions to the devastating problem of drug abuse" (Internet). Society’s answer to the problem is to trick the drug user by giving him what he wants. People believe that making drugs legal will take away the temptation to use them.
People will actually become educated on drugs. It 's surprising how many take drugs without knowing how bad it could harm their bodies. Addicts won 't be as afraid to get help from programs or those close to them. Addiction can really only be treated with the help of someone. Addicts can 't do it themselves, and if they try they often fail and it leads them to death.
This, however, is not true. The abuse of drugs leads to changes in the structure and functions of the brain. Although many people begin their drug use voluntarily, over time, the brain changes due to the repeated use and can affect a person’s self-control and ability to make good decisions as well as creating an extreme impulse to take drugs, despite the harmful consequences that may come ...