Drug addiction today in Chile has increased as the years pass in people of all ages, especially young people.
Youth and young adults between 18 and 31 years are the ones who use drugs.
Today drug addiction on people is common. this is causes by: family problems, peer pression or for experimentation.
• One of the reasons of drug addiction is causes for problems inside our family. There are other cases where the addiction begins for Family Problems Adolescents living a crisis stage and trying to avoid trouble, seek easy ways out or forms to forget, for example by means of alcohol and drugs.
Often addictions arise from problems within the family (misunderstanding, miscommunication, shock, intra-familial abuse, rejection, step, abandonment, lack of financial resources, difficulties in school, grinding poverty and lack of affection), feeling that they are not ones at home, teens have the impression of not being heard or taken into account. Fall into an error when trying to resolve conflicts through drugs, believing that will only eat once the substance, but in reality it creates a habit or addiction, it causes family problems increase, since the drug consumption is stronger, and not wanting or able to quit, sometimes teens choose leave home, becoming street children, which are exposed to risks of great magnitude and disease, beatings, exploitation, hunger and abandonment. The time to persist the effect of drugs in his body, is equivalent to the neglect of their problems, then everything is back to reality, there are situations of concern and even increase generated by addiction
• Drug addiction also can caused for pression into our social circle. Social Influences
They also use drugs when there are problems around them. For example: Not being accepted by friends or a condition for joining a group is ingesting drugs, be like them, imitating them, make them believe that “trips” are as much, or worse, fall into social influence. Addicts may make the comments you want about the person who is not willing to enter into drugs, adolescents should be aware of themselves and maintain their position to say NO. Youth who do not want to consume the substance, care should be aware of the friendships that manifest insistence, because his obsession may be so large that they will be looking for the right time to induce, for example, can dissolve the drug in her drink or food. They await the time when the drug takes effect in order to damage them. Should never accept these things by people who are addicted and it is best to stay away from such groups, often called “friends.”
Can be problematic because of the influence of peers, how to make them turn to crime. Since the thefts are carried out by addicts, are not primarily for reasons of hunger, but by the need to keep using. This causes problems with the authorities and then be subjected to prison.
When addicts is still home, suffer from depression and mental isolation, resulting in poor performance or absenteeism and poor family communication.
• Finally some of people is drug addicted for experimentation or curiosity, the myths about the drug (increased by the media), as well as ignorance and misinformation, generate interest in many young people know a phenomenon that is attractive, interest is added to natural need to experience new things, which may include drugs. Sometimes young people with an insane curiosity, for observe that some adolescents from the age mimic the act of taste and feel the use of any drug. In addition some drugs such as inhalants are easily accessible to them, are authorized and sold at low cost in any supply, causing consumer advantage. By accepting the peace of mind and body relaxation effect of the drug, it causes the consumer demand again, but at the same dose as insufficient, thereby increasing the amount increasing to feel the same effects, giving way to addiction. Some young people experience the feeling of wellbeing or simply “go on a journey” and that the drug your body rejects them in a sudden, these people usually do not try again.