Category Archives: Substance Abuse

Alcohol

Drinking in childhood is a serious problem Alcohol has a negative impact on health. Alcohol can damage every organ in your body, including your developing brain. Alcohol can affect your ability to co-ordinate movements, memory, and judgement. In addition to its negative impact on health, alcohol use among youth can lead to violence, risky sexual…
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Drug Abuse

What Are Drugs? A drug is a chemical that you take into your body, which changes your mood and the way you feel. There are drugs that your doctor gives you to make you better when you are ill, and there are drugs which are against the law to take.   Why do people take…
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Smoking

Smoking is Harmful Smoking is one of the worst things children or adults can do to their bodies. Smoking cigarettes can harm almost every organ in your body, from top to bottom and inside and out. Yet every single day a lot of children start smoking. Often, people start smoking when they are young and…
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