Why Teenagers Indulge In Drugs

Drug abuse is a very complicated thing. In the article “Teen addicts Admit what could have helped them” by Kate Aquillano. A few teens explain things that could have helped them better resist on the temptations of drugs. Their addictions all began very differently and for many different reasons as do all addictions. In the book Crank by Ellen Hopkins the most dominant theme is that of Addiction which the article clearly focuses on as well. This relationship between both sources helps outline a better understanding of the theme and the components of it. These being the reasons behind the why teens indulge in drugs, the possible consequences of this decision, and how to prevent them from making the same mistakes as some of the characters mentioned in the book and the interviewed teens in the article. Teens tend to make a lot of mistakes when they are teenagers, maybe it’s the lack of experience or maybe it’s the ignorance and curiosity they have for the forbidden fruits. Bad timing and horrible situations also take up a great part in the leader board for reasons why. Drugs themselves are constantly advertised as trendy and necessary for the teenage experience in a lot of movies, shows, music, etc. In the article one of the interviewed teens explained how so much exaggeration and …show more content…
In the article “Teen addicts Admit what could have helped them” by Kate Aquillano. A few teens explain things that could have helped them better resist on the temptations of drugs. Their addictions all began very differently and for many different reasons as do all addictions but their advice on what to do to help prevent people into falling in to the trap has a great solution in itself but how do we make teens understand the necessity for them to say no even in these situations? Simple we first ask people who have experienced bad situations because of drugs what could have helped them. Then let teens know about the risks of drugs and the

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