Drug and Substance Abuse II

Basic Science JSS3 First term

Sub-theme: learning about our environment


Drug and Substance Abuse II

Performance objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. State the prevention of drug abuse


Ways of preventing drug abuse

While it’s practically impossible to prevent anyone and everyone from using illicit drugs, there are things we can all do to avoid drug and/or alcohol abuse. Here are ways to help prevent drug abuse:

Effectively deal with peer pressure

The biggest reason teens start using illicit drugs is because their friends utilize peer pressure. No one likes to be left out, and teens (and yes, some adults, too) find themselves doing things they normally wouldn’t do, just to fit in. In these cases, you need to either find a better group of friends that won’t pressure you into doing harmful things, or you need to find a good way to say no..... View More

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