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    Drug abuse is a disease where people compulsively seek and use drugs knowing the harmful consequences (Nida, 2017). Most of America's top social problems relate to or are impacted by drug abuse: drugged driving, child abuse, violence, and stress. Drugs take an immense toll on our society at many different levels. This includes health care expenditures, lost earnings, and costs associated with crime and accidents (Nida, 2017). For example, according to NIDA(National Institute On Drug Abuse) Illicit

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    Thesis: Drug abuse, also known as substance abuse, is a patterned use of a drug in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with methods which are harmful to themselves or others. Many teens turn to marijuana, prescription drugs, club drugs, alcohol, or other substances as a means of coping with stress, peer influence, and failure of parents to prevent their children from making unreasonable decisions. According to the yearly “Monitoring the Future” survey of high school age teenagers

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    Professor Course Date Introduction A drug is a chemical substance applied into treating, diagnosing and preventing one from disease infections or a substance that is used by a person to enhance his or her physical and mental state in the perceived effect. Drugs used for different purposes and their effect depend on which cause for usage. It causes both positive and negative consequences directly to the user and in the long-run it affects the whole society or community. Drug addiction is the activity of uncontrollable

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    use of drugs and their classifications have been a world-renowned issue for many years. It was not until recent years that drug abuse prevention became so highly emphasized. Now questions are being asked about the effectiveness of intervention programs and who is to blame for its faults. With the increase of drug abuse, questions begin growing whether drug addicts can be helped. Drug abuse is highly ranked among the most severe problems countries now face. There are numerous types of drugs being

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    hard transition in his life from the elementary levels of school to high school. Along the way, he started hanging out with the wrong crowd and doing all sorts of drugs like smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol. In his senior year he realized he wanted to do something different with his life and he joined the boxing team and quit drugs, but one Saturday night that all ended. David was offered a patch that was supposed to make him feel an extremely good feeling. He didn't know what was in the patch

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    22-year-old young woman had her entire life ahead of her. However, Dana suffered from drug addiction, she went to several rehabs, therapists, treatment facilities, and more (Farinick). Despite all the programs Dana was enrolled in, she still suffered from relapses, and eventually met her death due to an overdose (Farinick). Dana’s parents found her dead on the kitchen floor of their home. This is the result of drug abuse, the untimely death of individuals young and old. Stories such as Dana’s are not

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    Time for them to go back to college. You’ve prepared them well. You’ve discussed peer pressure, and the temptations to engage in alcohol and drug use. You might even have mentioned your own college adventures as a cautionary tale. But where does that leave you with the worry that you know is etched across your face? You know, the nights after they’re gone when you just can’t get to sleep because you’re wondering what’s happening in that distant dorm. So kids aren’t the only ones who might be dreading

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    Today, drug abuse has become a controversial subject where various individuals have different views. Substance abuse is a substantial dilemma among people and easily spread in schools, work environments, and even in homes. Drug abuse starts in utterly reasons, but can begin in adolescence with peer pressure or friends using them, family environment that has violent, physical, or emotional abuse, and inherited genetics with mental health conditions as depression, anxiety, or ADHD (National Institute

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    A lot of families across the United States are faced with the issue of having a drug abuser in the family. According to national figures, a little over 10% of Americans regularly use illegal drugs – which equates to 22 million people. This means that a lot of people are either related to a drug user, know them intimately or could be friendly with them. So as someone who cares for that person’s well being, you would naturally be thinking to yourself, should I be stepping in? Could I be doing more

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    Drug use in America is a major public health problem that impacts society on many levels, either directly or indirectly. Drugs take a tremendous toll on our communities and our families. It affects all of us, those who abuse these substances and those who don't. Many of America's top medical problems can be directly linked to drug abuse. Cancer, heart disease and HIV/AIDS are just a few. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that drugs are involved in 10 to 22% of traffc accidents

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