Addiction to drugs is causing crisis worldwide, and these evils are developing in a very bad way in a part of teenagers that create anxiety for the whole society. Not only does the harm caused by creating addiction and leading to crimes that corrupt the younger generation, when using drugs through injection, but HIV / AIDS transmission is also at risk of spreading very quickly.
The drug is abuse not only harm locally but also affect the whole society. As long as there is one addict in the family, that family is considered suffering a disaster. Not only that, addicts are very easy to commit crimes, people who get addicted can do anything that is detrimental to social security and order as long as they have money to inject and smoke to satisfy their addiction. So young people should not use drugs for whatever reason. For parents, it is advisable to take the time to care, be close to, take care of, listen to the child and understand what to think, when the child is a teenager, it is necessary to take active measures to educate the children to prevent this on the road to drug and addiction, try to train your children mind for their better health and seld-control.
What is Drug?
Drugs are introduced into the body through the following ways: smoking, inhaling, chewing, swallowing, injecting ... causing intoxication, confusion of mind, psychotic reactions, losses to the central nervous system. causing abnormal psychological states, losing some of the body's inherent basic functions, creating new hallucinations, feeling new or relieving pain. If used for a long time, it will cause dependence, also known as addiction, when stopping or not using it again, the addicts will suffer from disorders or "withdrawal syndrome" causing intense struggles such as: flowing, vomiting, musculoskeletal pain, heart palpitations, not eating, insomnia, rapid weight loss ... make addicts suffer, unbearable pain and forced to continue using drugs. It can be said that drugs damage health, lose the ability to work and study, damage the addicts' nerves.
Types of Drugs
Heroin: Derived from the poppy plant, addictive after a short time of use, / within a week. Using through suction, intravenous injection is easy to transmit HIV, very difficult to quit, easy to relapse.
Cannabis: Includes Cannabinoid, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabinol. In which, THC is the main active ingredient in psychoactive effects, easily fat-soluble, so when absorbed, THC quickly penetrates the lung tissue. Someone who smokes after a few minutes will have psychological and physiological changes such as dizziness, lightheaded head, feeling a little hungry, and craving for sweets. The shock when smoking marijuana leads to vomiting, stomach pain, eye-stinging, heart palpitations ...
Ecstasy: The ecstasy comes in pill form and is usually a showy colour with raised shapes, often found in bars. After "biting" the ecstasy, the user will tolerate the high-pitched sound of the bar that many others cannot bear, losing self-control. Using for a long time will be psychotic with persistent phlegm and paranoia.
The thirsty leaves: This is also a dangerous organic drug. widely grown by Africans such as Ethiopia, Somalia, and Yemen.
Psychedelic fungus: This is a new drug present in Vietnam but is very popular with young people. Notably, it causes a different hallucination compared to many other drugs. They have a faint scent that mixes the scent of shiitake with tobacco.
Paper stamps: Paper stamps have appeared in Vietnam recently, this new drug is called a paper stamp or a tongue charm, on the cover of famous people or singers in the world. These paper stamps are impregnated with LSD - the most powerful hallucinogen known to man, belonging to the stimulant group. Several tens of micrograms of this substance can cause hallucinations, dangerous delusions for the user and the people around. Users just need to lick or suck this piece of paper in their mouth. Five minutes later, hallucinations will appear.
Synthetic drugs with a complex formula: Especially dangerous synthetic narcotics in Vietnam are 5FR-MDMB-PICA and N-Ethylpentylone drugs, strongly affecting the nervous system, causing hallucinations, Banned from use in many countries around the world.
American Grass: Synthetic drug similar to cannabis, containing XLR-11, causing strong hallucinations, addicts have a feeling of quickly "peaking" and prolonging "high" time than conventional drugs. high addictive ability. Users of this drug have symptoms of dizziness, red eyes, tinnitus, fast heartbeat, vomiting ... causing psychosis for the user, uncontrolled behaviour, agitation, nervousness, and thought extreme harming yourself and others. If used for a long time, the addict will gradually weaken the body, develop liver, kidney diseases, skin diseases, weakened immune system.
The harm of Drug to human health
Drugs and addictive substances are poisons, just overdose will lead to death. In addition, the addict's body is also damaged or infected due to usage, that is, addicts share unpasteurized needles and syringes, leading to infection with hepatitis B and C viruses, especially HIV / AIDS. People who smoke marijuana have a respiratory infection. At the same time, because the addicts only care about using drugs to achieve pleasure, the addicts do not need to eat and this condition is usually prolonged, so the addict becomes exhausted, thereby susceptible to many diseases at the same time. Drugs also cause long-term harm to the reproductive hormone system, impair sexual performance, impair race. Drug addiction pregnant women will adversely affect the development of the fetus, fetal malformations, fetal toxicity, babies will be born slowly growing and dull. In addition, drug users also suffer other harms such as hepatocellular necrosis, hallucinations, vision ...
Drug evils not only have local harms in individuals but also affect families and society, as long as a family has an addict, the family's lifestyle is disturbed, money is lost, health. of family members decreased, emotions were broken. Not only that, addicts can do anything, whether it affects security or become a criminal as long as they have money to satisfy their addiction. The harmful effects of drugs are unpredictable, so parents need to spend a lot of time caring, close to and taking care of their children, especially in adulthood; actively educate to prevent children falling into addiction ...