happening. So many people judge the individuals that have a drug problem. Well it’s a problem for a reason and it takes time to fix it. Slide 7 How can this Social problem be fixed or minimized - Resist Social Pressure - Individual Mental Health Notes: There are so many ways we could come up with to attempt to fix the Drug problems. I believe this problem starts with the individuals themslfves. Having a way to go to therapy and make sure the mental health is good. Resisiting the social pressures that each individual feels with many things but when it comes to drugs it’s a different story. Giving into peer pressure can have consicenses that could affect a life time in prison. Yes, that a bit intense but it all starts with a hit then it goes to driving while intoxicated then starting to sell to keep the habit there. Slide 8 Can the government step in -Laws -Education -Monitoring Notes:
There are laws when people get caught driving under the influence or selling drugs to other individuals. These laws are taken very serious and have high counts in jails and prisons. I believe that Humans should learn about drugs right away. Education on what drugs will do to our lifes and our personal persona is important. Drugs also come from Healthcare offices. Doctors percribe drugs without monitoring the patient. I believe that the government should use effective laws for doctors that prescribe drugs constantly for patient that are not using their perscribtin the right way. Slide 9 What can communities do to keep the Social problem at a low -Neiborhood watch -acces to Treatment facilitys Notes: Having a strong neiborhood that works together and keeps the streets safe for the children to play. Neiborhood watch is a great way of keeping a minimal drug traffic away. Chidlredn can play saftley at the park then having drugs or homeless people there. If there would be a low cost facility for neiborhood that are in low economic standings that would be a good step in the right direction. Individual communities need to work on making quality addiction treatment available for all who need it(6) Slide 10 What keeps this problem around -Drug dealers -New Names -Connections Notes: This Drug addiction or drug abuse problem doesn’t seem to go away so easy. Its easier to get struck by lightnignbefore we see a world without drug abuse. There will always be more drug dealers in the street pharmacy game. If there is a old drug lord that retires someone else is right behind them. Drug have new names and new potencys all the time. There are so many drugs on the street pharmacy level that we could write a book about them. This problem is a social problem for a reason. Drugs are a social
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