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The Factors That Parents Need to Know About Drugs and Teenagers

Nowadays you can frequently hear about teenager and drugs. Almost every teenager in their teens has to go through a critical period where they discover drugs.

Some of them are able to ignore the temptation, but some of them failed to do that. This teenager almost ruins their life with the help of drugs. All the parents should be aware of this.

Curiosity for teen using drugs - The Factors That Parents Need to Know About Drugs and Teenagers

Curiosity

Teens are generally very much curious especially about the taboo and illicit activities. They think that it will be fun to take the drugs, which have a great impact on their life later.

Peer pressure

Teenagers are very much influenced by the group mentality. They want to show their bravery to be accepted by the teenagers group they start to try drugs.

Media influence

The media plays a vital role to spoil the teenager’s life; they show the use of drugs from magazines to TV shows. But on the Internet it is more prevalent just because the content is rarely censored here.

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Boredom

The minds of the teenager are nonstop active and they find thrill in everything. When they are out of their school for a long time period there are maximum possibilities of selecting activities such as watching pornography or taking drugs.

Performance improvement for teen using drugs - The Factors That Parents Need to Know About Drugs and Teenagers

Performance improvement

The teenager believes that the drugs can improve the body performance and mind, so they become very much anxious for an easy advantage into taking drugs.

Help your child with a drug problem

If you find that your child become drug addict, then take a gentle and bold approach instead of become panic. You should be very carefully investigating the situation and if necessary then help them to recover. By creating a friendly environment you can make your child to feel comfortable. Instead of giving lecture to them try to encourage them to let them speak more and you listen calmly. It is necessary to understand the main problem that led them to take drugs.

About Yezdan ASIL

Child Development Specialist. I finished a university child development specialization department. I teach at a private school.

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