Drugs & Teenagers

By: Naty

Statistics

About 1 out of 7 fourth graders already have consumed alcohol to the point of intoxication , Four out of 10 sixth graders say there is pressure from other students to drink alcohol, according to Alcohol: your child and drugs.

Drugs and Alcohol linked to bad behavior.

When using drugs at a young age you develop a different behavior, you could be violent, mad, and can lead to consequences according to experts. “In recent days, the country has been rocked with reports of brutal murders, rape and violent killings, which, according to health experts, could be attributed to increase use of drugs and alcohol, “ says Tambwe writer of Drugs, Alcohol Linked to Violent Behaviour - Expert

Drugs have more things to just doing drugs. They do it for a reason, either they’re depressed, have family problems, bullied, they just want to fit in with the crowd.

Wrong way or the other!

When Children start at a young age they develop it through their years. They think it’s a good thing to do but in reality, it’s not. Drugs can lead to a bad future, they could become more rebel , and simply take the wrong path in life.

Works Cited:

Images:

Kids Smoking Cigarettes. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 12 Feb 2014.


School Report. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 12 Feb 2014


Quotes/Facts:

"Drugs, Alcohol Linked to Violent Behaviour - Expert." Africa News Service 10 Feb. 2014. Student Resources in Context. Web. 11 Feb. 2014.



"Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug Use; But Study Doesn't Prove That One Leads to the Other." Consumer Health News [English] 7 Feb. 2014. Student Resources in Context. Web. 11 Feb. 2014.


"Alcohol: Your Child and Drugs." Pamphlet By: American Academy of Pediatrics. American Academy of Pediatrics, 1991. 1+. Student Resources in Context. Web. 11 Feb. 2014.


Blad, Evie. "Students' Shifting Marijuana Views Tied to Legalization Push." Education Week 8 Jan. 2014: 1. Student Resources in Context. Web. 11 Feb. 2014.