Answer: drug abuse is like being a meth head u gotta have it you;ll still for it and go to jail for it you hurt your family ,you and friends for it .. drug miss use is when you take to many pills the doc gives u by mistake or u mix over the counter ones u dont know you should not be mixing with other ones and maybe useing wroung ones for wroung reson why u should always contact doctor
Answer: alcohol is one of the most excessively abused drugs, partially because of its addictive traits, and the fact that it is legal. illegal drugs are still abused, however some people may think f any use of illegal drugs as "abusive" while the users will probably disagree. sleeping pills and other opiates are legal but require a prescription. some of the prescribed patiens abuse the drug and take excessives amount to feel "good". prescription drugs are also sold on the street for people to illegally purchase and use for recreational purposes.
Answer: drug abuse is when you overuse or misuse a drug such as prescription drugs for purposes other than what it was meant to be used for. drug addiction is when you experience withdrawal symptoms after discontinued use of a drug.
Answer: Drug abuse is when person uses a drug on purpose with negative side effects whereas drug misuse is when a person improperly uses a drug that cause negative side effects.
-- Drug abuse, like alcohol abuse, is when you use a drug excessively, to the detriment of your physical or mental health. Misuse is when a drug is not used properly, such as taking the wrong dose, or using the wrong drug for the wrong purpose. For instance, taking antibiotics for a cold. Since colds are caused by viruses, and antibiotics only work for bacterial infections, that would be a misuse of antibiotics.
Answer: Academic difficulties; Agressive behavior; Alcohol and/or other drug abuse; Anxiety; Attention problems; Bad dreams; Bed wetting; Behavior problems; Chronic pain; Compulsive sexual behaviors; Concentration problems; Dangerous behavior such as speeding; Dehydration; Depression; Dissociative states; Eating disorders; Failure to thrive; Fear or shyness; Fear of certain adults or places; Frequent injuries; Insomnia; Learning problems; Lying; Malnutrition; Oppositionality; Panic attacks; Physical symptoms such as headaches and stomach aches; Repeated self-injury; Risky sexual behaviors; Running away; Self neglect; Separation anxiety; Sexual dysfunction; Sleep disorders; Social withdrawal; Stealing; Stuttering; Substance abuse; Suicide attempts; Thumb-sucking or any age-inappropriate behavior; Truancy.2,3,6,15
Answer: in my personal opinon, i think the reason abuse started among children is because their easy, their vulnerable and as the absuser being an adult or older child, they will believe anything you say. they believe that is they tell, it will only get worse. and the reason adults abuse their children, in any form or shape, i think is because not that they hate the child, but because, they have their own personal issues, that they take out in the child because their an easy target.
Answer: Drug abuse can have a huge effect on an individuals life, depending on what the drug is. Some drugs cause permanent damage to the brain such as mental retardation. Some drugs cause people to do things that they would not do if they were in a sober state of mind. Some drugs can lead to a life or death situation. Last but not least drug abuse not only effects the individual but it effects that individuals family and Friends whether it be financially or emotionally.
Answer: Drug abuse causes problems with concentration, lack of motivation to learn, forgetting stuff and drugs can change the whole personality so the person is not the same any more and healthy interests and activities disappear.
Answer: The usage of drugs during pregnancy can often have irreversable affects on the child and on the mother. Hundreds of children are born everyday with symptoms ranging from athsma to body abnormalities and sometimes even include stillborn infants. If you are using drugs and are carrying a child I strongly suggest you seek help from medical professionals. Remeber, even over usage of pain killers, no matter the strength can cause ill affects, how much more so if what you are on is not medicinal.
Answer: You do IF this is written in the custody agreement. If it is not you do have other options. You can call Childrens Services and tell them what you suspect. This may cause complications with any good relationship you may have with your ex husband. You need to decide if the drug use while he has custody is worth the trouble. (It usually is) If anything this can be a wake up call for him.