Say No to Drugs Essay

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    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…

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    the various associations he believes suicide holds. This dualist, comes across a miraculous drug which will annihilate the soul, yet leaving the physical body- his perfect solution. During the night, a friend who is aware of his sufferings sneaks in and injects the drug. The protagonist wakes up the next morning, still buying the drug and injects himself. Moments later he is utterly…

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    Imagine our youth holding guns in their pint-sized hands, shooting the innocent, and brainwashed by drugs that overwhelm their bodies. Sadly, we live in a world where there are child soldiers. Some people say that we should punish those who are homicidal murders, but I do not agree. I believe that child soldiers should be forgiven for their crimes because they were under drugs, forced to fight, and have a chance to come back to society. But what about when they get older? People should look…

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    Augustus Gone Addiction

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    Augusta Gone, it displays the course of drug addiction, although the depiction is slightly inaccurate. Augusta is portrayed as a character who is going through issues with drug addiction, which affected her relationship her family and her friend, Daisy. In the beginning stages of Augusta’s drug addiction, she was first introduced to the world drugs by Rain. She offered her a cigarette and Augusta eventually explored other drugs, entering the world of drugs that you can’t escape from. She also…

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    Drug Testing Recipients

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    states drug test recipients of public assistance? Any person who is receiving public assistance should be open to random drugs tests because it proves whether or not they are on drugs. If someone receiving assistance can afford drugs than they also may be able to afford to support themselves and the one’s they are responsible for. Some employers require drug testing for employment, so people receiving assistance should prove they are clean and truly need the help. A benefit of random drug…

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    Chains Of Addiction

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    person. One thing that is shown time and time again is that having a support network is a key factor for ongoing success. While some people who are battling addiction can remain steadfast when they are placed in a situation in which their chosen drug is present, the fact is that many, if not most, addicts will need to practice limiting exposure. This not only keeps the temptation out of mind, but in the moment they may feel an urge to use, it is also out…

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    always an underlying reason. Agent models place primary emphasis on the strong effects of the drug itself. In this view, anyone who is exposed to the drug is at risk because of its addictive and destructive properties. This model primarily puts the blame on the drug itself. An agent model was implicit in the "war on drugs" of the late 20th century. The primary remedy it implies is to rid society of the drug itself. Dispositional models, place the primary cause of addiction on the person. They…

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    I have lived my life with a drug abusing aunt that hasn 't had a job since I can remember. That always had me wondering how could she survive without a job. Now that I 've gotten older and had more understanding on the situation I can say my aunt abuses Welfare. Now knowing that it kind of bugs me that people out there can get away with using public assistance to live off and never lift a finger when the normal person wakes up every morning to earn their money. After some research and…

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    soon as possible. What people need to do is enroll a person they know into a rehab program. Rehab programs are important because they find out why an individual is on drugs in the first place. The program needs be a place is comfortable and relaxing to the user because if it is not they will most likely leave and continue to use their drug and might overdose one day. CRC Health have a rehabilitation program to help recovering addicts. The 12 Step program works for many people in their journey of…

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    will move to worse drugs like cocaine. Marijuana has proven to worsen school performance. Marijuana can also worsen a person’s IQ. Marijuana can cause anxiety and depression. These are just a few consequences of using marijuana. Long-term use of the drug could result in many long-term problems. Recreational marijuana should be illegal because it worsens, mental health, it could worsen a person’s IQ, and has a negative impact on school performance. Marijuana is a popular drug in the USA. Many…

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