Drug abuse I

Social studies J.S.S 2 second term

Sub-theme: Fundamental of Social Studies family as the Basic Unit of Society

Week 2

Drug abuse I

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

  1. Explain the meaning of drug abuse
  2. Identify the common ways drugs are abuse.


Meaning of drug abuse

This can be defined as the illegal, misuse or excessive use of drugs. This is when drugs are used in ways not prescribed by doctors, nurses or pharmacist. This is also known as substance abuse.

Forms of drug abuse

1. Stimulants: These are drugs used by people or students to stay awake but such a person runs the risk of being dependent on the drugs. Examples of such drugs are; Cocaine and.... View More

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