Brandon SpearsSoc 220September 1, 2019Professor Jenny LaneSocial Problem: Drug AbuseDrug abuse represents a major problem societal problem for many years. Drug abuse is started because of different factors that impact. Drug abuse goes from situations such as everyday usage, selling of drugs, gaining a significant advantage when it comes to being involved with sports. Drug abuse is a act that is hard to shake because of how it changes the brain and creates a dependence on the substance (NIDA, 2018). This creates the need for them orthe desire for more and stronger drugs to continue to experience the high that is present during the abuse. Drug abuse is influenced by the desire to escape problems that seem impossible to overcome or the filling that they are needed to gain an edge into a specific task. The desire to relax or escape is what has a great influence on drug abuse. Some families have a generation of those who abuse drugs personally. This is past down through the generations. People mimic whatthey see. You witness a family member or friend explore drug use and you see that they get a
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