effects of drug abuse on one person

by Troy cychosz

Drug Abuse and When it Started

Drug abuse started in the 1600's and continued since. But now it is harder for authority to take action. In the 1800's women started to protest the use of drugs and why use it in wars. In the 1930's coke put cocaine in their soda. These show evidence of how big drug abuse was started.

People With ADHD and Drug Abuse

People with ADHD are more likely to abuse drugs. Doctors have proven that people with ADHD will abuse drugs. ADHD people who abuse drugs are also more likely to drop out of school.That when people with ADHD will abuse drugs 5 times more than a person who doesn't abuse drugs. Those ways show how people with ADHD are more likely to abuse drugs

Drug Abuse in Sports and Military.

People in professional sports and military are now getting caught with drug abuse. In the MLB players who retired are coming out about drug abuse. People want to find out why they did drugs when they were playing. In the military you take a drug test every so often so that they know you are not on drugs. They don't want you to be on drugs that cause you from not performing your task.

Work Cited

Deardorff, Julie. "Athletes Only Too Happy to Be Lab Rats." Chicago Tribune. 21 Apr. 2013: 1. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 03 Feb. 2014

ProQuest Staff. "Substance Abuse Timeline." Leading Issues Timelines. 2013: N.p. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 03 Feb. 2014.

Schwarz, Alan. "The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder." New York Times. 15 Dec. 2013: A.1. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 03 Feb. 2014