Many people especially the youth have been engaged in drug abuse and drug trafficking. Many teenagers fall victims of drug abuse of during adolescence stage as they transit from childhood into adulthood. It is at this stage that they become vulnerable in decision making and choosing between the right and the wrong. During adolescence stage, youths lack life experiences and often they are not prepared for the consequences of the choices that they make. Many of these youths start using drugs and trafficking them for a number of reasons. The the largest contributor of youths involving in drug trafficking and its abuser is peer influence from their fellow peers who make them desire to indulge in drug abuse to make them feel high and special as they put it. Due to poor molding and ignorance by some parents, children tend to learn from their parents behaviors and adapt them as they grow up and therefore they find themselves victims of drug abuse as they grow older. Curiosity by some of these youths of trying and exploring new things also contributes to them engaging in drug abuse as they get less supervision from their parents and guardians. Others believe that indulging in abuse of drugs is a way of having fun without knowledge of the effect abusing drugs such as taking alcohol would impair their judgment and lead them into danger. However, with all these challenges facing the youths and other drug abusers, it is important that they are taken care of and taken into rehabilitation centers to get help in stopping drug abuse. After months of rehabilitation, it is also important to take these victims in the rehabilitation centers for drug detoxification. This helps them in a number of ways such as;
Detoxification is very important to victims of drug abuse as it helps them curb withdrawal. Victims that access these detoxification programs are given medications that prevent the rising of side effects from the drug they have been abusing. Sometimes side effects from abused drugs may develop into life-threatening situations that may put victims in danger, however, with the proper care from their loved ones and medical practitioners would help them successfully overcome them.
Shunning away from drug abuse completely may prove to be a little difficult for a victim. At times these victims develop cravings for the drugs they have been abusing tempting them to use them secretly. With drug detoxification programs in place, drug abuse victims are encouraged to follow instructions given to them when taking medication and are also advised on the importance of indulging in good companies that will help them shun away from their old behaviors. We should, therefore, offer great support to our loved ones who have fallen victims of drug abuse by enrolling them in the drug detoxification programs so that they may get help in overcoming the abuse of drugs.