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Adolescent substance abuse
The use of harmful drugs has spread worldwide. People of all ages have become addicted to harmful chemical substances like the drugs, alcohol and smoking, which alters their physical and mental state. To track down the use of drugs in these people is impossible, but a general survey has estimated that adolescent drug abuse rates high among the global population.
Substance abuse has become an increasing problem to the society and affects its addicted adversely. Substance abuse largely affects the academic performance, provokes the addicted to indulge in illegal activities, also hampering his social and personal growth, and is highly fatal. The unpleasant fact is that, once an individual gets addicted, it is very difficult for him to recover from the adolescent substance abuse.
There are various institutions like the treatment centers, rehab centers and the residential treatment centers that are specially established for helping addicted get rid of their addiction. However, for this, it is very necessary for the individual to himself admit that he needs help and also it’s the responsibility of his family and friends to provide them with timely help. Do visit www.treatmentcenters.com for proper assistance and for additional information on the various treatment centers available at different places.
An individual can fully recover from his habit of substance abuse, provided he has a strong will power and the self-determination for giving up his drug abuse and leading a normal life. It is a high time to spread awareness of the adolescent substance abuse among the people and educate them about this.
Compared to other forms of drug use, teenage alcohol abuse rates have seen a gradual decline over the years, though present-day rates remain quite high. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism, as much as 30 percent of teenagers report drinking by the eighth grade with 54 percent reporting at least one….
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