Drug abuse or substance abuse refers to the use of certain chemicals for the purpose of creating pleasurable effects on the brain.There are over 190 million drug users around the world and the problem has been increased at alarming rates,especially among young adults under the age of 30.Apart from the long term damage to the body ,drug abuse causes drug addicts who use needles are also at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B andC infections.
Different drugs have various effects which include the long term and short term effects.These effects depend on the drug that a person has used and their overall health.However the long term effects include addiction and negative consequences including physical health problems.Drug users can hurt the people who take them and the people around them for more instance they can hurt children and families.
Although sometimes it may be difficult to imagine the abuse of these substances can change everything from your body to your bank account.This include anything from altered brain chemistry ,health complications, infections ,legal issues ,financial problems ,accidential injuries and even kicking the bucket.
Inspite of making you feel better nevertheless, they are actually causing long term damage and you are likely better off without them.Drug abuse uses impacts nearly every part of your body from heart to bowels.Substance abuse can lead to abnormal heart rates and heart attacks to conclude with collapsed veins.
Let me tell you, prevention is better than cure.Preventing teenage drug abuse can limit the amount of negative consequences facing teens and society.In summission the generation of nowadays is encountering a very perilous situation whereby they practice drug abuse from 20to30 years for more instance they should show support by educating our teenage children to minimize the situation in our nation.Unemployment is also making this situation worse because people are commiting to the wrong staff and things in everyday life,however we can reduce this by having projects in our communities to keep people engaged and make them busy.We can make sure that the people go to rehabilitation centres and get help and also their families must show support,care and love for them to not feel threatened and unwanted in the community.
People must also find hobbies and also do group talks so that they will not use drugs during their leisure period and to avoid peer pressure.People around drug addicts should show the addicts how better they are off without using drugs and other harmful substances.One thing you must know drugs are not the way out of difficult situations and stressful moments.
As a community you must make sure your kids are not engaging in the taking of drugs and as for drug addicts you must make them swerve from such a deed, however you should actually provide them with medicine especially those people who use sharp objects and check them for STIs and make sure there is infrastructure coverage in your community.
As l conclude my story l just want to urge the drug users to stop using drugs and infact they should focus on the main thing and create a brighter future for themselves for tomorrow is important. Build your image in the society and look up on yourself nomatter what the circumstances are.