Some of us live in a society that makes it look cool to use drugs. Other societies do not entertain drugs at all, and teens are less likely to fall victim to drugs. Wherever you are, these facts will help.
Teenagers take drugs because they want to change something about their lives. Research shows that people take drugs mainly for these reasons.
Marijuana (street names: Blunt, dope, ganja, grass, herb, joint, Mary Jane, pot, reefer, green, sinsemilla, skunk, weed etc) Health Risks: Cough, frequent respiratory infections; possible mental health decline; addiction
Sometimes your close friends keep telling you to do something (like dye your hair) because they are all doing it. Pressure is the feeling that you are being pushed toward making a certain choice—good or bad. This is peer (A peer is someone in your...
Drinking (even small quantities) can affect your mood and your thinking. This can cause you to hurt others, get you into legal trouble, and damage your relationships. You can also harm your body now and when you grow up and also get you addicted.
Cigarettes smoking among teens is a part of drug abuse. Fact. Teens start smoking because of various reasons...
Second-hand smoke is made up of the smoke from the burning end of a cigarette or pipe, and the smoke that is blown into the air by the person smoking.
Very clear, explicit laws on drug abuse exist in every nation. Some nations have very hard laws and sentences. You can spend a lifetime in jail, or many years including huge fines that can potentially damage your finances for life.
Take some time off everything and get to know yourself some more. Think about the bright future ahead of you. Think of your lovely family, friends and people you love most.
Helping yourself and someone you love, Lets start with you. If you have tried to use any kind of drug, and feel bad about it, or feel it is on your mind to try it again, or you are still doing it, speak to your parents or a trusted adult immediat...
Drugs Can make you feel high and happy FALSE. Drugs, including alcohol, affects your brain, and makes you lose control and judgement. This means you may feel lighter and forget a problem for a moment.
Every day, almost 3,900 children under 18 years of age try their first cigarette, and more than 950 of them will become new, regular daily smokers. Half of them will ultimately die from their habit.