Essay ANNA WOOD

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Questions 1. On the 21st of October 1995, Anna Wood took an ecstasy tablet at a dance party and died three days later. At such a young and thriving age, Anna Wood was just 15 years old with a loving family, many friends and a new job. On the night of the event that had taken place a series of risk behaviours were undertaken. Firstly by wanting to take an ecstasy tablet to get high as well as not having any knowledge on the actual drug. By having a broader knowledge on the drug she may have been still alive as she would’ve only had taken half due to knowing a whole tablet would be too much. Another risk behaviour, was going around the corner to take the “E” and being too egger to take the pill. If she had waited for her friend George,…show more content…
Chloe then asked Anna if she wanted to go to the doctors, but Anna never responded. Anna’s friends should have brought Anna to the doctors despite whether or not Anna said yes or no. Having bought Anna to the doctors initially after the signs and symptoms, may have prevented Anna’s tragic outcome. As she might of gained thorough test and the correct medical attention that she required. Anna’s friends also should have notified the Wood parents immediately of the condition their daughter was in and as to why she was in it. They could have arranged an ambulance immediately. If the ambulance arrived early and were called earlier, they could’ve prevented Anna to the likelihood of being permanently brain damaged. The final prevention as a result of the tragedy of Anna Wood’s death is the Wood family along with the Australian medical association established the Anna Wood drug and alcohol education project. A campaign that aims to empower young people and their parents to tackle drug and alcohol abuse. This I a preventative behaviour that aims to prevent young people from drugs through the eyes of Anna Wood her tragedy, which makes teenagers aware of the dangers and outcomes associated with drugs and alcohol. 2. Anna’s health could be determined by a range of factors acting in various combinations. These factors include Individual factors, sociocultural factors, socioeconomic factors and environmental factors. Individual factors
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