Thursday, July 13, 2023

Drugs (post #3)

     Drugs are around us everywhere we go and look. Especially being a college student, I have seen so many people form addictions to different drugs. Psychoactive drugs are drugs that use chemical substances to alter our mood and behavior. Some examples of psychoactive drugs include caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, cannabis, cocaine and opiates. So many people in this generation have a nicotine addiction and it has gotten really bad. People try it out because of the fun flavors and then do not realize how easy it is to become addicted to it. It is crazy to think that people can even have caffeine addictions. Alcohol is another drug that I think people do not fully think of as a drug. People can become addicted to drinking and the way that it makes them feel. 

    I think it is important that people are aware of how dangerous it can be with the amount of drugs there are. Using drugs like these too much can lead to severe addictions. I have had a couple of surgeries, and they always put me on oxy. I barely allow myself to take those pills because I have heard of many different stories of people like me getting surgery and then becoming addicted to their pain medication. These addictions can start in ways that are so harmless like someone just trying to recover from surgery. When people try to quit these drugs too they can get strong cravings which can make it hard to stop. 

1 comment:

  1. Hi Dahra! I enjoyed reading your blog post about drugs, it is so unfortunate and sad that this world is so greatly revolved around drugs. I wish people would to turn to healthier options and realize that drugs are not the answer. Unfortunately I know and see people and animals even everyday that take medications or use drugs in ways that they do not need to be used for and it is truly sad.