Addiction To Methamphetamine

Meth is one of the most common existing psychoactive stimulants, whose abuse can lead to acute or chronic physiological and psychological problems. Medically, the drug is an important remedy to obesity, narcolepsy, and ADHD, although inmost cases most users abuse the drug, because of its pleasant effects, for example, increasing of sexual libido, alertness, and self-worth. Such effects result due to the ability of the drug to elevate the release of dopamine and serotonin quantities in its users’ brain. Meth is whitish in colour, with no strong smell, and easily soluble in most solvents, for ...

Wrong turn

so many teens these days are using drugs and alchohol. why is this? some reasons may be because of abuse in the house, or depression but the main reason may be peer presure. so many kids get involved in these things due to friends presuring them to do it or seeing their friends doing it and they think if they do it they will be cool. so many kids start doing drugs, drink or smoke around the ages of 11-14 . This is ruining so many lifes of kids because of making a stupid mistake. We need to help this problem because so many kids are taking the wrong turn some where along the road.

Devious Addictions

In a world where a child is raised being told what to think, say, and do parents wonder why their young ones are being led into a corrupt life. How are children of the future supposed to act when they have been sheltered all of their lives? What are they supposed to think if they from a broken home and all they see is drug and alcohol use? As the United Nations had said “There one hundred forty-one million people around the world who use marijuana.”: if the math is done correctly that’s is 2.5 percent of the world’s population. Each little girl and boy is raised learning how to adapt oneself t ...

weed is good

How does marijuana help people? It helps witha lot of things like PTSD,stress,anger,depression,ADD,and ADHD. However there are some downfalls to it. Like loss of memory,and not the best for lungs either. According to Medical Daily, One reason marijuana is not a gateway drug is that there are many health benefits of marijuana “(Rivas)”. No matter how you ingest marijuana, there are possible side effects to the drug pro-pot advocates will claim they’re never as bad as pharmaceutical side effects, including anxiety and paranoia. These effects can subsequently lead to a higher blood pressure, arr ...

My Point Of View

Alcohol abuse among the youth is a serious public health problem in the United States. Causing many risk such as mental damages. Alcohol abuse has increased dramatically in the last 28 years within the youth community, according to the New England journal of Medicine. Here’s my point of view on drug/ alcohol abuse and youth. Bad influences from the family are one of the causes of teen drug abuse. Some parents are drinking and smoking in front of their children, and sometimes including them in. Causing many children to start at a young age. Thinking that if their parents do it and if they let ...

Drinking Age: Not Such A Buzz

Roger and his dad are having dinner at a restaurant. Roger has had a long day at school, so his dad decides to give him a few sips of his beer, to relieve some of his stress. A little while later, the police show up and arrest the two for violating underage drinking laws. Roger is charged with a class C misdemeanor and receives a fine of $500. His father is fined $4,000 and loses his driver’s license for 180 days. A pretty big price to pay for a few sips of beer. Is it really worth it? Every day hundreds of young adults are charged with underage drinking violations, but are they really to blam ...

Ban on smoking cigarettes in all vehicles

Cigars, pipes and cigarettes slow your blood flow, cut off oxygen to your feet and hands and cause heart attacks and strokes (Quit-Smoking-top.com). Based on this information, should people be allowed to smoke in cars? Driving a car, while smoking, can be a problem. If a person suddenly gets distracted while reaching for a cigarette or starts to have a heart attack or stroke, he or she could crash into numerous people killing them. Cigarettes and tobacco smoke are full of chemicals and poisons. Tobacco smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals most of which are very harmful. The toxins themselves c ...

The Affects Of Drugs

Drugs affect our body. People these day are doing more drugs. The drugs affect the brain,the heart, and are movement. When the drugs go in to are body, the drugs kick in and mess with our brain. Then people that do the drugs get addicted. Then they cant stop doing the drugs. It's like when people smoke, the cant stop. But people can stop, it just takes a-bit of time to stop. People can stop smoking too. I know some family members how smoke. Just tell them to stop, encourage them to stop smoking/doing drugs.

Who Says Being a Quitter Is a Bad Thing?

Who says being a quitter is a bad thing? There’s been a lot of comments made on E-Cig. Used instead of regular. If the government want to guide our future generations from smoking they must think of another idea or strategy. Many people are doing it because of others. webmd studies show a high precentage of smokers began smoking because of peer pressure. They also say the number of teens and tweens using these products doubled between 2011 and 2012. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says, “The potential dangers of e-cigarettes, for example that they could extend smoking habits, ...

The Real Deal With Drugs and Alcohol

Most people think of a drug as marijuana or crack cocaine. People often forget that drugs are all around us. They are found in our coffee, our drinks, and our medicine. A drug is anything that changes the way your body would normally function and can be legal or illegal. The most used drug in the United States is in something most people drink everyday. Caffeine, yes caffeine is a drug and can be found in many drinks like sodas and energy drinks. Caffeine is a drug that stimulates your heart and makes it beat faster. Medicines like Tylenol and Advil are also drugs. Drugs can be okay as long as ...