Drug Abuse And Among Teenagers Essay

1659 Words May 26th, 2016 null Page
We all heard the phase “Stay Away from Drugs.” And now being in high school more than ever. But how are drugs bad? Nobody has ever told us the actual reason the drugs are bad. And that is why I believe there is drug abuse and usages among teenagers because we are curious and when we are told don’t do something without knowing the repercussions and only told because they are bad and illegal we want to try them more. Teenagers and drugs is an issue that gets talked about but never in depth or only when a tragedy happens. Ever since I could remember I have always been taught don’t do drugs, drugs are bad. I have always known about the drugs that are considered hardcore: heroin, cocaine, and meth, but nobody has ever talked about Ecstasy. The drug of choice for today’s young adults is MDMA or Ecstasy, with more people trying the drug every day it is becoming a teenage drug problem Ecstasy epidemic is a big one for young adults, teachers, friends, and parents and needs to be stop but before it can be stop we need to know what ecstasy is, the symptoms of the drugs and the dangers it is doing to the human body.
Ecstasy, clinically known as Methhylenedioxymethanphetamine, is highly illegal, so naturally has many names to cover its true identity. Ecstasy is also known as MDMA, pills, X, E, or Molly. Ecstasy first surfaced from the rave and clubbing parts of partying. (Dennis) Also it can be swallowed, smoked or injected. However, is commonly known to be in pill form. An average…

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