Why Does So Many Adults And Teenagers Alike Start Using Drugs? Westbury Secondary School Essay

534 words - 3 pages

Why does so many adults and teenagers alike start using drugs?
There are numerous amounts of adults and teenagers alike who are addicted to drugs and alcohol; and I believe the reason therefore is that many times people struggle with the issues that comes with life and use drugs and alcohol to escape. Teenagers are affected by peer pressure and wanting to be cool and fit in. while adults use drugs and alcohol to escape the issues they encounter in life, for example being unemployed, divorced or the inability to keep up with life’s changes.
Whatever the reason may be does not change the fact that more and more people around the world become addicted daily. There are programs to assist those that are suffering, but not everyone wants to be helped. I watched this programme on TV that got me thinking “why is it that people wait for something severe to happen before changing. In this program there was an episode of a family man who had been addicted to drugs but went to a rehabilitation centre to seek help but relapsed. His wife found out about it and confronted him. He admitted to his wife that he started buying medication over the counter and became addicted to it. He rented an apartment on the floor above where he was living with his wife and two children, which he used as a hide out to do drugs.
On the day he was confronted by his wife with regards to his drug use, he was high as he returned from the apartment. He forgot ...

RELATED

Why So Many of Your Favorite Beauty Personalities are Mormon - Salt Lake Community College, English - Essay

1004 words - 5 pages The article I read was "Why So Many of Your Favorite Beauty Personalities are Mormon". The author is Alice Gregory and the article was published on October 11, 2017, on Allure.com. The context of this article was to give insight into Beauty and how it is used and embraced in the Mormon religion. The intended audience if basically women in their youth. The article could be engaging to both Mormon and non-Mormon girls, who may have an interest in

Why did Islam spread so quickly? - Tolsia High School and History - Essay

1420 words - 6 pages Cadie Miller May 16, 2018 4th How did Islam spread so quickly? Trade The Message  Another reason supporting the theories of Islam's rapid spread is its vast amounts of land conquered by Islam military that eventually came under Muslim control. For example, the map in Document C shows the massive Muslim conquest over areas such as Europe, Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan. This expresses the vastness of Muslim territory, as well

Why can lying be important and how does it connect to the Crucible. - Valley Forge High School English - Essay

798 words - 4 pages I do believe as a young teenager lying can be important for individuals and some situations, for example I’m pretty sure most teenagers have lied to there parents at one point. Everything relies upon what your lying for. it could be an advantage or a disadvantage. In the Crucible Abigail in the book does lies commonly in the book. She deceives her uncle about what occurred in the woods. She lies commonly to attempt and ensure herself and

sexting and law within teenagers - azusa - essay

1046 words - 5 pages has passed The Protecting Against Child Exploitation Act of 2017 which cracks down on teens caught sexting or sending nude photos to other teens and could face mandatory minimum sentencing for child porn charges which is about 15 years in prison. Some advice I would give teenagers nowadays about sexting would be the safest way to avoid a picture getting into the wrong hands is to never take it or share it. Sadly, there are many cases of revenge

The First Amendment: From Start to Finish - high school and literature - Essay

3873 words - 16 pages certain TV channels and radio stations supporting himself and the monarchy. Many people are imprisoned for something as small as sharing a belief or faith. So many kids, teenagers and adults are growing up in a country where they are completely trapped. Not allowed to grow and expand their minds. Not able to change the world or bring about a new idea. That is why America is so diverse and so great. We are free to do as we please. We are free to pursue

Why Teen Films So Appealing to Their Audience? - Film and TV - Essay

1063 words - 5 pages while others appeal to young females. In the following essay, it talks about some different criteria of different teen films such as people groups, locations, themes and storyline to explore why are the teen films so appealing to their audience. There are many reasons to show why teen films so appealing to teenagers and young adults. Starting with the themes, one of the reason is that as a classical teen film, most of the teens films are about

Wordsworth Said He Had Been 'Fostered Alike By Beauty And By Fear.' Using 3 Episodes From 'The Prelude' Book 1 Show What He Meant By This?

1249 words - 5 pages I have chosen to explore paragraphs 8, 9 and 11 to interpret what Wordsworth might have meant by this quote. The use of 'fostered' creates the impression of a parent or guardian, and with such a high regard for nature I wonder whether this quote is aimed at her and her so called actions that only Wordsworth seems to feel and encounter.Episode 8 begins with the lines; he seems at one with where he used to live in 'that beloved Vale' and the cold

advantages and disadvantages of technology in future - secondary school / english - essay

640 words - 3 pages loose their temper over this and it will create a large expense to repair them. Even as there are as many advantages and disadvantages of technology, I personally wish a more advanced world with great technologies. It would be so cool to work out all the complicated machines and robots. Don’t you think it will be awesome to press just a few complicated buttons than do the labor yourself? In the future it would be more about using your brain and being intelligent than doing the hard labor yourself. I hope these days come within my lifetime.

Romeo and Juliet Tradegy due to their personality - R.E mountain secondary school - Essay

958 words - 4 pages emotional, persistent, and impulsiveness caused variations of different acts that will cause to their deaths. Being emotional caused Romeo and Juliet to fall in love very quickly, persistent produced Romeo and Juliet to marry in secret, and last but not least, their impulsiveness made Romeo and Juliet act before they think. This tragedy of these two young lovers could have been prevented in many ways if they would’ve been more careful and thoughtful about their love. Lastly, does unrequited love cause the other to have more affection at each other?

A comparision between the Armenian and Cambodian Genocides - Timpview Secondary School: Genocide Studies - Essay

657 words - 3 pages genocide, so as to better handle and prepare for the situation when it arose. While there were many similarities from primarily social and military aspects which preceded the Armenian and Cambodian genocides, little true effort was made to prevent the outbreak of, and support the victims of the Cambodian genocide from 1975-1979. The main problem for both the Armenians and Cambodians was that they existed under a government that was prone to failure

explore Williams’ presentation of the conflict between Blanche and Stanley so far. - School Lit - Essay

1440 words - 6 pages constantly in motion and being able to create allegorical definitions for actions must be visually sound and explicit. One of the scenes most exemplary for this is the poker scene, specifically when the props can create parallels with the characters current mood and mental state. Once again using the radio prop as it is symbolic of so much: progression of technology creating the new world through multimedia yet the somewhat regression of what it

Analysis of Romeo and Juliet. Identifies conflicts, tone, mood, atmosphere and character details. - Secondary School/ English - Essay

1189 words - 5 pages her parents in this scene proves that their main concern is to get Juliet married with a bachelor that is accepted by society and will raise the family’s name and wealth rather than provide their daughter with tremendous happiness. For both Romeo and Juliet’s parents the main flaw was the last name nevertheless both young adults were able to look past this and continue their relationship. Shakespeare’s renowned play Romeo and Juliet has taught many

Discrepancies Between Early School Start Times and Insufficient Sleep - High School English - Research Paper

2096 words - 9 pages , teenagers require anywhere from 8.5-9.5 hours of sleep to be considered sufficient. The next important factor is just how many teens actually receive an adequate amount of sleep. Research conducted by the National Sleep Foundation included a poll of over 1,600 students and their caregivers all over the United States of America between grades 6-12 in order to further understand the correlation between school and insufficient sleep patterns and

Whose Interest does Schooling Serve and Why? - UOW Sociology 101 - Essay

890 words - 4 pages SOC101 Essay 2: Use your sociological imagination to answer the question 'whose interests does schooling serve and why?' In this essay I will use my sociological imagination (Mills, 1959) to look at “whose interests does schooling serve and why?” My focus will be on schooling in Australia’s early years; how and why schooling came about; its intended purpose and who benefits from schooling. Australia’s first school was established in 1789 shortly

The Lesson Before Dying - Essay - Northpark Secondary School - Essay

879 words - 4 pages Literary Essay The novel “Lesson Before Dying” by Ernest J. Gaines, is a book written about a black male charged with robbery and murder even though he was falsely accused. He was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. The defense attorney told the judge that he was a hog, Jefferson couldn’t get that out of his mind, man is compared to hog. Grant was convinced by his aunt and others to talk to Jefferson, so he can die with dignity and not