Using functionalism has helped me see the issue at stake from a better

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symbolic interactionalism we are able to focus on how those struggling acts according to theirinterpretation of the world. Because all they really need is a bit of guidance and support for thishorrible disease. Drug abuse/addiction continues to exist because it is lifelong to those who are trying to getbetter. It’s everywhere, easily assessable, recreational for some, and still a big problem all aroundthe world. Some ways to alleviate the disease is by helping those struggling, but not being anenabler to those close to us. I’ve seen many addicts override their family and still receive helpthat in turn they use to supplement their addiction. The best thing to do is to attack the issue andget rehabilitation when they are truly ready. We need to learn to see that we are a human and
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struggle, sometimes all we need is a little help of support to show us that we are needed.Changing that perspective can help push a better method of alleviation. My personal solutions are simply to help those who are struggling, but I will suggest someformal ways to help fix our current social problem. Educating our country through social media,TV, radio and other forms of engagement can be a possible solution. Making drug problems astandard care to determine beforehand on addiction and then offer forms of intervention.
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