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Surname 1Name:University:Course:Tutor:Date:Growing Concerns on Drug Use Among the YouthIt’s disturbing to understand the distressing rate at which drug abuse among the young isgrowing. Substance abuse can be defined as the harmful use of chemicals excessively forpurposes not intended for. Some of the commonly abused drugs include alcohol, marijuana,cocaine, meth, etc. The abuse of drugs has led to addiction among teenagers. Drug addiction has been described as a disorder that calls for a particular substance to get thedesired outcome. Curiosity is widely blamed for first use, but the body develops a dependencyon the drug if done repeatedly. The obsession with the substance is commonly the sign ofaddiction.Exposure to drugs is the primary cause of drug abuse. Among the youth, peer pressure leads tothe feeling of not accepted as the peers isolate those who don't take the drug. In recent dayswhere schools have been closed for a long due to the Corona pandemic, drug abusers are

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