Substance abuse is a big part of an american life. Alcohol and drugs have become accessible to our young generations, more then ever compare to decades ago. Substance abuse had become a common problem in military life, and among the elderly. Many people become addicted to drugs and alcohol due to their unsafe environment, and poor living conditions. Often these children observe their parents using various types of drugs, and therefore they become addicted to these substances. Unfortunately today, many young teens start experimenting with drugs for other reasons. Many start using commonly known street drugs, or prescription medication for the recreational purposes, stress of schools, colleges, and peer pressure. Many teens turn to drugs as a “void” from their dysfunctional families, broken relationships, and bulling.
Substance abuse had penetrated to our homes, schools and places of work. Substance abuse is a major health risk in our country. Read more