Drug Abuse

Catering, Home economics, Home management

HEALTHY FEEDING AND EATING PRACTICES

FOOD CONTAMINANTS AND HARMFUL SUBSTANCES Harmful substances refer to contaminated drinks, foods and drugs which are unfit for human consumption. EXAMPLES HARMFUL SUBSTANCES Fake products Expired products Exposed and uncovered products Impure water Poorly cooked foods Burnt food Stale food Rotten food Unripe fruits EFFECTS OF HARMFUL SUBSTANCES IN THE BODY It can become poisons […]

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Social Studies

Drug abuse

Drug abuse is the abnormal intake of drug or any other substances. It can also be described as the illegal or wrong use of drugs and other   Substances Forms of drug abuse Usage of drug not prescribed by doctors Using overdose of prescribed drugs Intake of herd drugs like marijuana heroin, cocaine and many

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Basic Science

DRUG AND SUBSTANCES ABUSE

A drug is a chemical substance which affects the action of the body. Or a drug is defined as any substance that causes physical and mental changes in the body. If drugs are used under proper medical supervision they can serve the following purposes; i—To save life   ii—To relieve suffering due pain iii-To combat disease

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Social Studies (Primary Classes)

Ways of preventing drug abuse

The dangers of drug abuse are many. We therefore need to know how to prevent it. The following are some of the ways: Avoid self-medication. This means that drugs should only be taken under the guidance of a medical doctor. Avoid buying drugs or medicine from drug sellers that are not registered Avoid bad friends

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Social Studies (Primary Classes)

Drug Abuse

Meaning of drug abuse We need to be very careful when we need to take drugs. We usually take drugs when we are ill, and these drugs are prescribed by medical doctors. This is the right use of drugs. Drugs abuse is the wrong use of drugs. We could see abuse in: (a) taking drugs

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