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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The most potent and addictive drug known to man is nicotine.Alcohol is widely abused; however, most people are able to usealcohol socially or have a drink with meals and not becomeaddicted. Other very addictive drugs are: Crystal Meth. It has one of the worst effects of all the drugs! Alcohol Heroi…n Some prescription medicines (MORE)
There is no definitive measure to determine the addictiveness of adrug. However, Xanax is considered the most abused psychoactivedrug.
because treason against non-monarchy is against the state ,which usually means someone has tried to take away freedoms ,rob money from the entire country. treason against monarchy is bad because it means somebody has tried to overthrow or assassinate the monarchy(personally i don't see why that's… bad because they don't really do much, but to some people its like trying to kill the pope or another important figure) (MORE)
Answer . for me my point of view about this question...hmmmmmMMm...is avoid using any kind of drug because it cannot be help you and it cant be affect your health.. Answer . for me my point of view about this question...hmmmmmMMm...is avoid using any kind of drug because it cannot be help you… and it cant be affect your health. (MORE)
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
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we aim it at people or things that are not the cause of our frustration.
While everyone is different and there is some debate on the subject many studies cite nicotine as the most addictive.
\nHeroin is a very addicting drug, but to determine if it is the MOST addicting drug would be very difficult. Different drugs are more mentally addicting than others to different people. This is why some people can smoke a cigarette every once in a while, and others need one every 10 minutes.\n. …\nHeroin is probably one drug most likely to cause a significant dependence however. Addiction is where your mind wants the drug. Physical dependence is where your body NEEDS the drug to feel 'normal' (i.e. someone who's never used illicit drugs). If you are dependent on heroin, then you will need to continue taking heroin to prevent getting sick.\n. \nIf you suddenly stop taking heroin you will get severe withdrawal symptoms which you can find listed pretty much any place on the web. Other drugs are similar with respect to the severe withdrawal, but some like alcohol or benzodiazepines can create life threatening withdrawal symptoms and should never be stopped 'cold turkey.'\n. \nHeroin tends to build this dependence much quicker than other drugs which one can become dependent on, so in this regard it is very addicting. For example, if you took heroin once a day for only a week, you may find it extremely hard to stop. (MORE)
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 introduced to drugs and invited to just try them!
The most addictive drugs are inhaled drugs such as tobacco (nicotine) and crack cocaine, as well as injected drugs such as heroin. Powerful stimulants, such as methamphetamine, are also highly addictive.
Peer Pressure (excuse that "everyone else is doing the same thing.") . Impress those friends that are taking the same drugs (i.e., makes you "look cool.") . Drugs quickly become addicting.
Inside your brain you have receptors that release the natural feel good chemicals into your body. meth works on the norepinepherine receptor, dopamine receptor, seratonin receptor, and releases adrenaline all giving you an all in one kick in the face of feel good chemicals.
The problem is most serious when you dont know if your guy is chitten on you and if they having sex
Not a specific order, some would say: Opioids (morphine/heroin) Cocaine Nicotine Alcohol Methamphetamine Caffeine might be on the list since is the most consumed addictive drug in the world (but addiction is not that severe for caffeine). Also addictive would be sedatives such as benzo…diazepines.. Not a specific order, some would say: Opioids (morphine/heroin) Cocaine Nicotine Alcohol Methamphetamine Caffeine might be on the list since is the most consumed addictive drug in the world (but addiction is not that severe for caffeine). Also addictive would be sedatives such as benzodiazepines.. (MORE)
I believe so in a sense. It takes a shorter amount of time for you to be addicted than any other drug. You can start craving after a few times in one week or two. No other drug is like this. It's bad news. All drugs are bad in different ways wether it be physical or psychological
Drug and substance abuse affect almost 10 percent of the Philippine youth. This situation is always attributed to poverty.
Most have tried, yes. So, a yes to your question. But the ones who have never tried them in the first place tend to be extremely successful people.
Low self esteem not being able to talk to their parents about the opposite sex, and always trying to fit in. They face relationship problems with friends such as peer pressure such as drugs and alcohol. Getting teased for how they dress and their identity trying to find theirselves. They also face p…roblems with trying to change their selves for others and always fighting with friends. They face acene problems and being embarassed for who they are or how they look. (MORE)
I think crack has nicotine beat. New evidence also suggests marijuana is more addicting that first thought.
Poverty, government corruption, poor educational standards, poor infrastructure, lack or mineral and trading resources (besides oil which is only found in one part of the country), harsh climate - take your pick
No. According to national statistics a little less than 10% of teens use illicit drugs.
Yes drug/alcohol abuse can cause health problems depending on the substance & frequency of use. But the most common negative effect of drugs on teens tends not to be from a direct effect of the drug but society. Most look down apon drug use and alcohol abuse from teens and this can damage relationsh…ips especially with they're parents which can be a good start to flinging them in the wrong path. The legal system also causes alot of problems for teens, it can take a innocent curious teen and label them a criminal, if your being considered a criminal your probably gonna start acting like one. (MORE)
Yes most teenagers use/ do drugs to feel good, "relaxed", peer and family pressure, to feel cool, ads can make you feel like "this MIGHT taste real good i might even get that hot/cute guy/girl to go out with me if i did drugs." or "i feel left out i don't want to be a loser who doesn't join in on th…e activities." First of all don't do drugs cause it can seriously harm you even the tiniest bit of alcohol or drug can immediately kill braincells, common sence, control and also even your actions; it can even kill you; so please don't do drugs and don't kill our planet, the smoke can cause damage in the air we breathe, even alcohol. alcohol is kind of like gasoline accidentally light it on fire and well... you know the rest either EXPLOSION *BOOM!!* or set on fire either or it still bad for the air and our planet (MORE)
many teenagers do drugs because: they are stressed, are having issues with family members,are not getting enough attention,or they do it just for the fun of it. the first time you do drugs could be your last and by this i mean you could die or have heart problems, have a stroke, or be paralyzed. dru…gs are not good for anyones body! (MORE)
Intervention. If you are a friend you need to tell an adult. I don't care if it is your parents, teachers, counselor in school, even your friends' parents. You need to tell someone. Yah your friend may hate you later. But you know what do you want that friend dead and go to a funeral instead? … I say sure talk to the friend about it first. But will the friend listen to you? Will they not go off in a rampage? If it is your son or daughter and this is a parent. Then you need to again do intervention. Take them to a counselor, put them in a rehabilitation facility. Either way don't let it continue. Take them to your regular physician and tell them what you want and why explain why and what you may have found out. Or if your regular physician is not available, you need to get them to ER immediately. Don't wait for the doctor's appointment. And if they refuse to go or they refuse to go with you or get violent you have the right to call the police in your state for help and interception. Don't hold your child down, don't force your child, don't hit your child or physically hurt your child. You will be held for child abuse, even if your child hits you. If the child leaves the home lock the doors, if you have to change the locks and tell them until they cooperate with you, you are not cooperating with them and they cannot come home. They become violent at the door, or break the homes windows, call the police. Yes this is tough love. But it has to be done. They have to be helped. usually if you have no want to press charges they will pick them up to take them to the ER knowing they are on illegal substances and will send them into rehabilitation from ER. IF the teenager does not have illegal substances on them, they will not be arrested. They cannot arrest for someone being under the influence as long as they are not operating any vehicles and/or machinery in most states. bottom line; Intervention (MORE)
it is because once a neuron or synapse has been altered by a drug, it cannot function normally unless the drug is present, so with repeated exposure to a drug a person addicted to the drug develops tolerance to the drug.
cocaine, crack, heroin ,ecstasy, alcohol. There are others, but these are def. at the top for addictive drugs
By far the most difficult drug, or class of drug, to overcome are the Benzo's. Shorter lasting ones are the worst, yet even those with longer half-lives can take several months to years to recover from.
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! (MORE)
Many drugs will severely mess up a persons reproductive system. Aside from the fact that it may be possible to get pregnant, a child can have defects from drug abuse even if their parents haven't used in years. Talk to your local physician. Tell them your situation and ask about the possible implica…tions on your children. (MORE)
No, you don't. Speaking from personal experience, I have had problems with alcohol and drugs without being sure if I was addicted or not. I found it very helpful to seek professional counselling. If you speak to your doctor they can refer you. If you are concerned about your drug or alcohol use, …I would strongly recommend that you speak to someone. You don't have to be addicted to seek help. It may seem difficult to talk about, but it can be much easier to speak to a professional you don't know for impartial advice. (MORE)
Most teenagers will start with acholol because it is easier to get than most other drugs
To be a drug addict means that you have to depend on a abusive drug. It doesn't matter as long as you keep using it.
Depends on what kind of drug they are abusing but it could lead to heart problems, liver damage, brain damage, psychosis, cancer (cigarettes at least). Drug abuse could also lead to prison, depression, apathy towards family and friends, loss of family of friends. Drug abuse could lead to a number of… horrible place for a teenagers, the worst being the graveyard. Moderate drug use on the other hand could lead to fun times and meeting an assortment of interesting people with crazy ideas, or drug abuse. (MORE)
The family trying to care for the addicted individual. The children shot by gang-bangers and drug dealers. The family that has to bury their child. The battered wife trying to control paralyzing fear. the police who have to risk their lives protecting the addicts from themselves. the tax p…ayer who has to pay the police to risk their lives. Nuff' said? (MORE)
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. (MORE)
Yes, because drug addiction changes the brain in fundamental ways. Drug Addiction is defined by the DSM4 manual (any condition, if itdoes exist, is in this manual) as a "brain disorder". Therefore,drug addiction is an illness and it is very real and treatable.
In India, 70-73% of drug addicts are youth (16 to 35 years of age). There are currently approximately 3 million drug addicts in India, therefore the number of youth who regularly use drugs is just over 2 million.
as a teenager i can tell you the number one cause of using is pure curiosity. achieving the high off marijuana, heroin, or even higher-level harmful drugs starts with curiosity. yes peer pressure is also a factor and if the drug has a high potential for abuse, like lets say heroin, then addiction. I… know many teenagers who smoke pot because of problems at home, stress from school, to look cool, or even because they have nothing better to do and just want to get baked and play videogames all day. all in all curiosity from drugs and alcohol is the number one reason why modern teenagers take drugs. (MORE)
well basically these days in the 20th century. us teenagers get into smkoing drugs or taking it by our friends or family members. friends we will be doing it and telling u to do it. they will force u till crack and eventually take the drugs they are doing. family you will see them doing it when u ar…e young and jus follow them when they are older. (MORE)
a full blown addiction will make people do things they normally wouldn't do to get drugs they will even begin ruining there bodys while there tolerance grows and the amount they use also grows and the frequancy of the use grows to society, crime is detremental its not like a society to condone …drug addiction, its deviant behavior in society since the results are this need to go the extra mile to get more drugs in more more cases the extra mile means crime or self ruin. people love each other and want niether... unless the person is addicted and loves drugs more then people ofcourse.... (MORE)
A serious problem that disrupts women's lives and can have effects on the baby, other children, her partner, and other relationships.
First of all it is not AIDS that is transmitted it is the HIV virus, which can eventually lead to AIDS. The two leading causes for HIV transmission in drug users are sharing of needles used to inject IV drugs, which contain blood from an infected individual. The second is unprotected sex of course,… when on drugs good judgment goes out the window. (MORE)
Alcohol and Opiates . Due to the fact that our body's goes through physical as well as mental withdraw. Alcohol when an individual reduces or stops alcohol consumption after long periods of alcohol use. Prolonged and excessive use of alcohol leads to tolerance and physical dependence. The withd…rawal syndrome is largely a hyper-excitable response of the central nervous system to lack of alcohol. Symptoms typical of withdrawal include agitation, seizures, delirium and tremors With opiates: Lets say a person has a chronic illness or injury. They had to control the pain while healing. They don't have the addictive genetic gene. However, their pain receptors have become saturated from the use of the opoid medication. Using such medication over an extended lengthen of time puts the body into a physical withdrawal that they may or may not be able to withstand. (MORE)
The most serious of all advanced drug reactions is death. Other serious reactions can include swelling of the throat or face, difficulty breathing, rapid or reduced heart rate, and coma.
The most effective treatment will depend on the type of drug and the person involved. 12 step programs, such as Narcotics Anonymous, work for large numbers of people. There are also pharmaceutical treatments for some types of addiction. A health care professional would be able to suggest the most… appropriate treatment. (MORE)
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. Smoking is a type of behavior. We could describe addiction as a medical condition, which leads to a type of behavior. The behavi…or is a consequence of the addiction. (MORE)
No, alcohol may be the most abused, but nicotine is thought to bethe most addictive.