As we know, the drug is substances that cause drastic effects and side-effects in a person’s body either mentally or physically. However, certain drugs also help treat specific diseases and health-related problems that cause a person to cost their life. On the other hand, if a person starts getting used to drugs and slowly gets addicted to them, it is referred to as drug abuse or substance abuse.
According to research, about one hundred and ninety million drug users globally, and the rate is increasing even today. The biggest problem that adults face under the age of thirty is drug abuse, also common in teenagers. Apart from the long-term damage that drugs cause in a person’s body, they are also at risk of contracting HIV, aids, and hepatitis B and C infections.
Drug abuse is usually psychoactive drugs that most people use for different purposes or reasons:
- Teenagers tend to fall into the trap of drug abuse at a tender age due to peer pressure or just out of curiosity. School-going children do not know what is good or bad; hence, they fall for traps related to seniors’ illegal activities.