Drug abuse is one of the most discouraged behaviors in our country.
is harmful to the userand all those with whom the user comes in contact. There are over.
40 million illegal drug users in the world today. Illegal drug abuse must be stopped as.
they hurt our society. Drug users are parasites, feeding off society's money, taxes and.
insurance. Every type of insurance goes up because of drug abuse, including auto, health.
and homeowners. Worst of all, the crime rate will sky rocket if we let this behavior.
continue. Illegal drugs and their abusers are a plague to society for many different.
Drugs have very harmful effects on the user and the people that the user interacts with.
The user is affected in many ways. The most popular drug, alcohol, is generally thought.
of as socially acceptable and relatively harmless. But it can have devastating effects.
Alcohol might seem very harmless but it can harm the user very easily. Alcohol is easy to.
obtain and consume. It is taken as a beverage and, since it is legal, it can be purchased at.
the corner store. The immediate effects on the user are relaxation and a slight anesthetic.
effect. Alcohol is a very addictive drug. There are more than 5 million alcoholics in.
Australia which is and indication of how widespread its harmful effects are. Alcoholics.
normally drink a lot on mornings and weeknights, at times which separate them for.
noraml "social" drinkers. Often, the alcohol will bring out a violent temper and often,.
alcoholics abuse, physically and mentally, their friends and family. Drinking makes the.
drinker feel he or she is more confident. The drinker thinks they are in control, even if a.
little high, and they might get behind the wheel of their car and go for a drive. Drunk.
driving is deadly. Hundreds of thousands of people get killed every year due to drunk.
driving. Other physical effects of drinking are vomiting, passing out and sometimes, if.
enough alcohol is consumed over a long enough period of time, or if mixed with other.