Teenage Drug Use Essay

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Drug Report The problem of teenagers’ drug use, depression and suicide are evident in our society. Family problems can lead to arguments causing depression and isolation which drags a person towards drugs. Drugs can also lead to death as the drug abuse is increasing among teens in the UK. Teenagers do not realise the consequences they will have to face during their lives. The teenager might get into many conflicts with their family and friends which will create more problems and depression since the person will have no support. When a person is addicted to drugs he will do anything to fulfil his/her needs as they can go in to serious crimes e.g. stealing just for drugs. Not only that, their social lives gets very hard as the…show more content…
The three main drugs are: stimulants, depressants and hallucinogens. Stimulants, cause things to be faster such as Poppers, Solvents and Ecstasy. Depressants makes everything to slow down, calm you and give you a sense of relaxation e.g. cannabis, heroin and tranquillisers. Hallucinogens cause hallucinations, both visual and auditory which are LSD, Cannabis, Hallucinogenic Mushrooms and Ecstasy. They all eventually lead to serious difficulties in life. Drugs are very harmful and can have severe effects on young peoples’ physical health. They can cause major heart attacks, one of them which is Ecstasy. A dreadful effect of the drug cannabis is cancer in the mouth, throat and chest but not only that cannabis can also cause problems in having children later on in life. A large number of teenagers get addicted to drugs, which then get’s them caught up with bladder problems, cancer and skin ulcers, which effect the persons appearance badly. There are many more problems drugs can cause in the body, they all effect young peoples in a negative way. Although, some drugs such as cannabis gives feelings of confidence, and makes you more talkative, yet, it still has severe side effects which are short-term memory loss and paranoia. 79 per cent of primary school children think cannabis is safe as they don’t realise the
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