Essays Tagged: "Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration"

Pot: The reason and the limit Even more proof that pot is most common among our youth and young adults is provided by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, as they state that the average age of new ... entirely precise one. ?I am already happy with my life and I do not need to use potentially harmful substances to achieve a high that I already naturally get.? This high is one that this non-smoking h ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This essay is about the controvesy over the minimum drinking age. This essay argues that it should not be lowered to 18 from 21.

6% of 18-20 year olds said they drove under the influence at least once this year, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).Therefore the nation is full of t ...

(3 pages) 94 2 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Article Review: Everyone Must Not Get Stoned

Article Review: Everyone Must Not Get StonedProblem Outlined in the ArticleThe United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) conducted a workplace drug abuse ...

(2 pages) 31 1 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Issues in Recovery

amilies as they attempt to renegotiate the conventional conception of everyday life.Recovery from a substance abuse disorder is typically defined as the process of abstaining from the temptation of al ... to discuss past events that may have triggered a need for such extreme behavior:Some studies in the substance abuse treatment field also have found associations between the strength of the therapeutic ...

(4 pages) 44 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Past and Current Trends Paper

Over the course of history, trends of the use and abuse of substances in the United States have changed modestly. Drugs are everywhere, legal and illegal, and ... ad a major impact on society past and present. This paper will discuss the past and present uses of substances, the ways in which American culture encourages and supports drug use and abuse, and the c ... appropriateness of using narcotics for medicinal purposes. The paper will also address how and why substance abuse creates significant health problems in the United States.For thousands of years huma ...

(5 pages) 69 0 4.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Drug Use and Sociology

drugs, legal and illegal, and all levels of use. The impulse to alter one's consciousness with one substance-whether legal or illegal-is strongly related to altering it with other substances.The sixt ... ries in the population who have significantly higher-than-average likelihoods of using psychoactive substances include males (SAMHSA 2004:194); the unmarried, especially persons who cohabit without be ...

(16 pages) 53 0 0.0 Jan/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays

teen substance abuse

Substance Abuse:Among Society's YouthTyra KleinEnglish 20-1Mrs. RainierOctober.8th 2013Klein 1Substa ... entality', and the availability of a drug to teens. These factors can not only cause a high rate of substance abuse among teens, it can also increase the dependency for the drug user to continue to us ... y see, Monkey do.Secondly, the Drug (High) Mentality that many users are sucked into through use of substances. I'm talking about that feeling when drugs are the main part of your life, when you feel ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs