Many people, young and old alike, are hooked on the excitement and escape that drugs seem to offer. In spite of its obvious adverse effects, people continue to fall into the trappings of drug abuse and, in so doing, ruin not only their lives but their loved ones as well.
Curiosity have led most people to try and experiment with controlled substances. Some do it out of peer pressure. Others do it to attract attention, to overcome depression and anxiety problems. There are those who experiment with prescription drugs because they think these drugs can help them lose weight or fit in. But we know what happened to the story of the curious cat. It is important that people realize the great risks involved in drug abuse and its detrimental effects on the mental health and life of drug abusers.
Most people have the wrong notion that those who engage in drug abuse are morally weak. That abusers can just stop and change depending on their attitude and willingness. Drug abuse is like a disease that affects the brain which stimulates addiction, making it difficult for the person to stop it by a mere will power.
It’s a good thing that modern medical...