Teens are more likely to get exposed to illicit drugs. Many teens will be under continuous peer pressure to experiment or continue abusing drugs. Other major reasons for teen drug abuse include poor parental supervision, tolerance at school and lack of proper communication.
The effects of substance abuse in teens are not only individual; they can also be seen on the society. They may face problems at school or college and may involve in criminal activities. It is therefore very important to detect drug abusing teenagers. Drug testing should be conducted on a regular basis at schools and homes to identify and save them from harmful drugs of abuse.
The very apprehension of “Is my child a drug addict?” puts you in pain and lot of fear. You want to hear a “no your child is not a drug addict.” None of the parents leaves their child growing an addict. Continue reading →
The term ‘club drugs’ refers to a wide variety of psychoactive drugs mostly abused by teenagers and young adults, often at raves or trances (all-night dance parties), dance clubs and nightclubs. Some wrong perceptions among teens are encouraging teens to get into club drug addiction. Many teenagers think that “abusing club drugs is common and everybody is doing it”. The truth is contradictory to what they think. Majority of teens are not using club drugs. In fact, a vast majority of teens have never even tried club drugs. There are different types of club drugs.