Drug addiction Essay Topics

The Analysis of Crisis Communication Strategies

By definition crisis is a situation that has reached a critical phase (Crisis definition). Crisis is characterized by its lack of stability, unpredictability and short decision-making time. According to Fearn-Banks (1996) crisis is “a major occurrence with a potentially negative outcome affecting an organization, company, or industry, as well as its publics, products, or good… View Article

Problem of the Drug Abuse

The problem of teenagers drug abuse is not something that has sprung up in recent times. It has been one of the unsolved issues since many decades now. And with modernization, the problem seems as if it is never going to leave. There could be a myriad of causes of this problem, and there are… View Article

Prescription Drug Abuse in Teenagers

Although prescription drugs are not harmful if used correctly, prescription drug abuse is high in teenagers. Most parents would never think their teenagers are helping themselves to prescription medicine sitting on ones counter. The truth is, prescription drug abuse in teenagers has become very common nowadays. The drugs are easily accessible at home, or cheap… View Article

The impact of opiates and cannabis on CNS and psychosocial functioning

Drug Addiction Use of illicit drug is one of the major problems experiencing by our society today. Drug use is rampant not only among the adult persons, but also among the children and minors. Because of the menace of drugs, social evils like crime, road accidents, theft and domestic violence occurs more frequently. Recently Joanne… View Article

Alcohol and substance abuse

Introduction There are many challenges facing the world today raging from political conflicts (wars), natural disasters, famine, diseases, economic and social problems among others. Every continent on this earth and for that matter every country have encountered one or more of such problems. However some countries have been able to eradicate or minimize the occurrence… View Article

Research Paper on Drug Use

Drug use in today’s society is something that has become too common. We have a large percentage of our population using drugs for numerous reasons. The stresses of our fast paced lives can be the reason we need drugs to keep up. We sometime take these drugs with out thinking of the future consequences and… View Article

Drug Court vs Incarceration

Drug addiction has increased drastically across America in the last fifty years. Non-violent drug offenders fill our jails and prisons. Taxpayer dollars are put into a prison system that is proving to be counter-productive. Recidivism rates are high. Drug Court is an alternative to incarceration that offers rehabilitation to criminal offenders. In drug court, the… View Article

Critical Incident Analysis

Throughout this assessment I will analyse a critical incident of an interaction between a worker and a service user or carer during my statutory observation experience. I will conclude my own assessment of the situation and demonstrate my understanding of the use of self, context in which social work takes place and the knowledge and… View Article

Speech on Prescription Drug Abuse

Have you ever taken a prescription drug other than prescribed, or that wasn’t yours? Prescription drug abuse is the fastest growing problem in the U. S. right now. PDA is the intentional use of a medication without a prescription, or in a way other than prescribed, or for feelings it causes. My name is Brenda… View Article

Stigma Against Methadone

The purpose of this research is to identify a stigma against methadone users and those in the healthcare field who are trying to help them become drug free. Methadone is a synthetic drug brought to America in the 1960’s to help with opiate addiction. During the fifty years since then, it has been a very… View Article

Youth Suicide in Native Americans

“I’m all alone nobody cares whether I live or die. All I ever do is cause problems for everyone. I can’t make it through school, I cause my family problems. I’m a failure in everything that is important to me. The only way out of this is to die. ”(Suicide letter) This is what it… View Article

The Rise of Drug Abuse in Hong Kong

Drug abuse is on the rise among young people in Hong Kong which is a serious and alarming phenomenon that every one of us should face squarely to. Before we figure out ways to help them, we must first understand the reasons for teenagers to take drugs. Peer influence is the dominant reason for teenagers… View Article

My Reaction to 12 Steps

First off, NA is free, although a pot is passed, usually at the end, for voluntary contributions. These go for paying for the venue, printing literature, running helplines, bring NA into hospitals and prisons etc. , and other things. Usually there will be tea and coffee on offer. In the more organised meetings there will… View Article

A Critical Response to Delicate Friend

The essay “Delicate Friend” written by Lauren Jackson is about her social addiction to cigarettes. Lauren’s mother would smoke cigarettes with her friends in the kitchen of their home while gossiping and keeping the children out. Lauren was jealous of this secret group and saw smoking as the bond that brought it all together. Lauren… View Article