Mind Map Gallery Why do young people consume drugs
Second Period English Project Exam for Addiction classEdited at 2021-04-15 17:42:20
Why do young people consume drugs?
Why would someone consume drugs?
While there are emotional, psychological and physical reasons why people may choose to abuse drugs in first place.
They use drugs because they need drugs to fill a void in their lives.
People who face depression or anxiety disorders may use drugs to help lift them.
The pressure to perform academically good, money pressure, financial obligations, etc, may be some of the reasons of this.
What are the most common myths about drugs?
Drinking impairs your judgement and this may lead you to do things you will regret later.
When you drink after a hangover, you get drunk again and not feel the pain of that hangover, but once the effect wears off, the pain returns.
Addicts aren't "bad" people trying to get "good", they're sick people trying to get well.
There are different types of treatments available, and they can help. You can ask people around you to help you.
Is drug addiction a disease, a social problem or a bad habit?
Most people say that drug addiction is a chronic disease characterized by compulsive or uncontrollable drug seeking and use despite the damaging consequences and changes it causes in the brain, which can be long-lasting.
Altering habits requires minimal effort, time, and attention. Addiction on the other hand, often demands a long-term plan to treat physical symptoms like withdrawal.
Drug use, due to its incidence and the serious consequences that these substances have for health, is considered a social problem.
This may differ in opinions, depending on the person you ask, but cientifically talking, it is all of them.
Who are the most vulnerable for consuming drugs?
Anyone, at any age, can become addicted to drugs if they have tried them.
Peer pressure is one of the most common reasons an individual will try drugs.
Although anyone can become addicted to drugs, there are several factors that can increase the risk of substance addiction.
In Mexico, drug use has had a slow but constant growth since the 90s, cocaine usage increased remarkably.
How important are the risk factors at the beginning of drug use?
There are many risk factors like academic failure, anti-social behavior, parental divorce, etc.
A person who has a lot of allergies and consume drugs may get a mortal disease.
Drugs change the way your body works, can have short-term and long-term effects.
To major organs, including the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys and brain. It can affect the brain's regions that control impulses.
Is poverty a risk factor for drug consumption?
All kids and teenagers living in poverty have some kind of mental illness so they consume durgs.
Over the age of fourteen years old usually is when they start to do drugs, and it depends on your income.
Socio-economic factors can interact or accumulate when doing drugs like alcohol.
Kids get kidnapped around the world just to sell drugs and the kidnappers make them believe they have a debt to them.
Are the teenager's manners of dressing, speaking and music listening related to drug consumption?
It is related the way a teenager dresses, but a warning sign would be lack of interest, abrupt changes, etc.
How a teen speaks iit is not related to consuming drugs, a teenager doesn't speak different because of drugs.
Musicians use drugs to write better lyrics because it makes them feel better.
Every one should dress, speak and listen to whatever music they want without other people think they consume drugs.
Does drug consumption always lead to insanity?
A drug is a medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when ingested.
The road to madness operates in that people don't have the ability to understand consequences.
Sometimes mental disorders coexist in metnal problems and substance abuse.
The use of some drugs can lead to short and long-term changes that can affect our brain.