In thismodern era, cases of drug abuse or illegal drugs continue to increase from yearto year. Many people have become addicted to these illicit goods because oftheir bad ways. This not only can have a bad influence, but it also has a badinfluence on the country because the developed countries come from the nextgeneration who are healthy, intelligent and of good character. adolescentsbecome the main target for narcotics dealers not because of no reason but, thisis all because of adolescents who are easily influenced by the lure especiallyin their age who have high curiosity and are still exploring the search foridentity. No wonder the sale of narcotics among adolescents is selling well,making huge profits for narcotics sellers.
Narcoticscome from three types of plants, namely opium, cannabis, coca. Drug dependencecan be interpreted as a condition that encourages a person to consume illegaldrugs repeatedly or continuously. If you someone who addicted at drugs and hedon’t do consume drugs which results in feelings of discomfort and even a verypainful feeling to the body.
Narcoticsare substances or drugs that come from plants or not plants, both synthetic andsemi-synthetic which can cause a decrease or change of consciousness, loss ofpain and can cause dependence. The types of narcotics include papaver plants,raw opium, ripe opium, medicinal opium, morphine, cocaine, ecgonina, cannabis,and marijuana plants. Salts and derivatives of morphine and cocaine, as well asmixtures and preparations containing the ingredients mentioned above.
Effects of drug abuse on society family friends work andschool
1. Changes inattitude or personality
Changes in attitude are very visible and the attitudechanges become very negative which will change the personality of people whoconsume drugs themselves because people who have used illicit goods can nolonger think clearly. This makes it difficult to sort out which are good andbad for him because his mind has been damaged due to excessive consumption ofnarcotics so that it is difficult to adapt in the community or school orworkplace.
2. Reducingdiscipline and learning values
Declining discipline because of the influence of narcoticsmakes people reluctant to follow the rules that bind themselves. For them thebinding rule does not exist and their love for high freedom makes them thinkthe rule does not exist and the rule namely self-regulation.
This makes people who are still in school and have beenaddicted to illicit goods that have dropped in value because of decreasedconcentration and thinking power caused by damage to nerve cells in the braindue to excessive consumption of narcotics. and drug workers can reduceperformance which should be maximized for the company.
3. Uncontrolledemotional nature
The uncontrolled emotional side often makes people who takenarcotics irritable and irritable. The influence of narcotics is high and makesthem highly hallucinating can often cause a high sense of emotion.
It happens when they wake up from hallucinations and see thereality that is not in accordance with their expectations or dreams will makethem angry and upset and disappointed because they can not accept the truth.
4. Become very lazyperson
They will be very lazy in carrying out any work becausethere is no effort to achieve their goals because for them narcotics and beautyare hallucinations.
High hallucinatory world makes them think too easily becausethere is nothing they want to achieve because what they want to achieve isdissolved in the world of hallucinations, making them lazy and have no fightingvalue
5. Can be dangerousfrom family’s health
As a result of consuming excessive narcotics will make theirimmune system become weak so that, it is very easy to be attacked by variousdangerous diseases that may decrease to their families and themselves.
If attacked by a dangerous disease, of course, endanger their health and make their age meet death sooner because the body’s immune system that is supposed to be strong to protect themselves from various diseases actually becomes damaged and helpless. Read more : What Should I Do If I Think My Neighbors Are Dealing Drugs
6. Willing to commita crime for drugs
Quite often the teens are determined to commit criminal actsto get drugs like they are willing to steal when they are pressed and do nothave money to buy bad things.
Efforts to prevent the spread of drugs should be our shared responsibility. In this case all parties including parents, teachers and the community must play an active role in alerting the threat of drugs to adolescents. Therefore, from now on we as health workers, educators, educators and as parents, must be alert and alert, of the dangers of drugs that can trap our children at any time. With the various efforts mentioned above, let us guard and supervise our children, from the dangers of these drugs, so that our hopes to channel an intelligent and resilient generation in the future can be realized properly.