Drug Abuse Imagery

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Drug are one of the most used and abused substances in most counties, while most users believe they are only affecting their health and lives, while in fact their habits and usage is a danger and affects others lives. In this visual analysis the image being observed and analysed is about a mother who has abused drugs and has two young daughters. Through the image this essay will cover the effects and issues with drug abuse/use the mother may cause on her daughters and the end result of not making the right choices and unintentionally exposing other people to drugs. Keys Words: Drugs, Abuse,Unintentional Exposure

The image being described is an impactful photograph of a mother with two young daughters. The mother is stated to have possession of drugs, along with the distribution, and usage of the substance. Her children look on, one crying and the other looking extremely curious as to what her mother is doing, an example of the beginning effects on the children being around their mother, the thought and/or understandest that drug usage will make you feel “better” or that it’ll make your life “better.” The purpose of the image is to show that drug abuse does not only affect you, but people and family that are around you. The image provides a strong pathos argument due to the
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The effects of substance abuse affect more than just family. Substance abuse will affect everyone you know;your neighbors, friends, coworkers, or classmates. The effects can range from being unreliable, having to ask friends or family for financial help, or in an employment or school, having to force others into a situation of decreased productivity or lacking of participation. As a result of that, the people around the user may start to resent the person abusing

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