Colin Steffee 5/17/2020 Soc-220 Professor Castile Social Problems-Drug Abuse In todays society drugs are a social problem that has taken a life of its own on. Drug abuse is a social problem that destroys the mind and hinders the body of recovering. Drug abuse is a strong and powerful social problem that effects individuals but can cause some problems for the people around that individual struggling with the disease. Drug abuse is an addiction that comes from illegal drugs like meth or heroin, but it can also consist off prescription drugs. Individuals would harm their body’s by consuming illegal drugs and more then usual prescription drugs. Drug abuse is a serious social problem because it can kill an individual. This social problem is an easy influence when you have mental health problems, no family support or even peer pressure. Social media is a big pull into drug abuse if its not controlled. Drug abuse is a disease that is influenced from the life an individual life. Todays society is a big influence in this social problem. Environment can also be an influence, for example it can depend on the
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