Why do you consider drug addiction the most serious problem among teenagers?
I think it is really sad to see people so young ruin their lives because they are addicted to a substance. But, really, drug addiction is only the result of a bigger problem, people go to drugs because they are trying to escape something else.
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Answer . Marijuana, Alcohol, and either Nicotine or various Pharmeceuticals. The reason why is because they are easier to have access to.. \nweed, cocaine, and tobacco
Adjusting to growing up, finding a sense of self, and choosing a career path, and well as bullying, conflict with other teens, and romantic difficulties, among others.
Boredom more often than not, teenagers experimenting with drugs find themselves getting addicted, Teens who hang around with groups of other teens can find themselves being in…troduced to drugs and invited to just try them!
To cope with the pressure of life in today's world.
crack cocaine, heroin and opium
you need to seek professional help, no one can do it on their own
cocaine, crack, heroin ,ecstasy, alcohol. There are others, but these are def. at the top for addictive drugs
The person who posed this question was probably meaning illegal drugs, but the most serious is and has always been ALCOHOL. About three in every ten Americans will be involved… in an alcohol-related crash at some time in their lives. On average someone is killed by a drunk driver every 45 minutes. In 2008, an estimated 11,773 people died in drunk driving related crashes. Over 1.46 million drivers were arrested in 2006 for driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics. This is an arrest rate of 1 for every 139 licensed drivers in the United States.(From MADD) You do not see these same type of numbers with any other substance!
It destroys lives, families, and costs billions of dollars a year.
Most experts consider it to be a disease. It fits all the criteria.
There are several reasons that drug trafficking is a serious problem. First, the inherent violence that is brings. Drug trafficking is a dangerous profession. It is illegal… and attracts dangerous people. Drug trafficking is the root cause of a lot of murder. Gangs and cartels use the violence to protect their turf, kill competitors, and simply to make more money. Additionally, drug trafficking and drug dealing prey on the poor. Areas affected with widespread illegal drug usage tend to be poorer, in worse health, and have little social mobility. Finally, follow the money. Drug trafficking is a huge source of dollars leaving the country. The government can no longer tax those dollars. There are plenty of other reasons, but this should get the thought processes rolling.
Because it is a result from the base parents treatments
it can affect the health of the users
Drug addiction compels the addict to engage in a specific type of behavior, which is to consume the drug to which he or she is addicted. Nicotine addicts smoke cigarettes. Smo…king is a type of behavior. We could describe addiction as a medical condition, which leads to a type of behavior. The behavior is a consequence of the addiction.