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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.
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Mark says he is learning how to “live life on life’s terms.” After two drunken driving convictions and two marijuana possession convictions, the 34-year-old father of four is learning that it is time to grow up and make better choices. He’s learning how in an intensive DWI/Drug Court under the close supervision of McLennan County….
The habit of college students to over-indulge is no youthful prank, say health experts Universities and colleges are “missing the mark” in their fight against binge drinking on campus, which a new study says leads to 500,000 injuries in one year in the U.S. alone. The research suggests that blanket efforts, such as cutting down….
With their drinking problems behind them, studies show recovered alcoholics may still face social disorders or deficits. According to ABC News, a recent Boston-based study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs compared the brain function of a group of former alcoholics with the brain function….
The public perceives youth drinking in North Dakota as less of a problem than people who work closely with alcohol prevention, a new survey shows. Among adults surveyed in North Dakota, 41.3 percent perceived alcohol use by youths as a serious problem, according to the North Dakota Department of Human Services and Minot State University…..