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It is rare to see people use illicit substances for ‘no particular reason;’ oftentimes the user is looking for a reward or a benefit. Those same motivators that lead to the initial use may cause that person to use again; this behavior may eventually lead to drug addiction.

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  1. 1. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API Non 12 Step Rehab Rehab Success Rates Rehabilitation Components Detox Treatment Drug Rehab Blog About Us Scholarship +16 Recommend this on Google Social Causes of Drug Addiction Tuesday, Apr. 1st 2014 Tweet 27 It is rare to see people use illicit substances for ‘no particular reason;’ oftentimes the user is looking for a reward or a benefit. Those same motivators that lead to the initial use may cause that person to use again; this behavior may eventually lead to drug addiction. There are a number of different social factors that may well increase the chance of someone having issues with drug dependency. Peer Pressure / Social Pressure Humans are wired to have social relationships, to crave acceptance from others. Sometimes Successful Alternatives Fill out this form or call the number below to get in touch w ith an addiction counselor or call now to find quality non 12 step rehab programs. Get Immediate Help 800-238-7309 Name: * Email: * Phone: * Information: * Non 12 Step Rehabs Helping You Find Successful Drug & Alcohol Recovery Alternatives Get Help Now 800-238-7309 43 people like this. Sign Up to see w hat your friends like.Like Share
  2. 2. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API those personal relationships make us do something in order to seek out social acceptance, something that we would not otherwise do. Peer pressure is a genuine concern for young adults who want to ‘fit in’. For many people, they start using because they want to be accepted, to be a part of the group. If someone begins to use repeatedly, the brain may even begin to associate certain places or faces with drug use, leading to a vicious cycle. This is not a problem limited to teenagers either. Social etiquette also dictates adult behavior. Some people may drink at parties because they would otherwise feel ‘left out’. Studies have shown that the only way to counteract those feelings of peer pressure is by having adults disapprove of drug or alcohol abuse at a very young age. Easy Access Having easy access to drugs does not necessarily mean that someone is going to start using, but it certainly makes it easier for them to start. Despite the fact that illicit substances are available almost everywhere in the world, availability and easy access are two different matters. If someone close to that person uses illicit substances, it makes it far easier for that person to start using. Poor Self-Esteem People who lack a healthy sense of self-worth may develop issues with dependence much faster than those who do not. The reasoning behind this is straight-forward. The use of illicit substances provides a temporary way of feeling better, thus helping them avoid the discomfort and mental anguish that these people feel, at least temporarily. Those who deal with anxiety may also attempt to self-medicate in order to stop those feelings. Risks Can Influence People in a Variety of Ways While none of these social causes guarantee drug addiction, the more of these risk factors that are available in someone’s life, the greater the chance is that he or she may develop problems with dependence later on. These different factors may influence someone differently depending on their own unique experiences or what particular stage of their life they are in at that moment. For most people, the key to avoiding these social causes is to strike a healthy balance between these causes and protective factors. Protective factors may include a strong sense of self-worth, self-control, academic competence and strong parental supervision. CAPTCHA Code: Can't read the image? Click here to change the image. * Required Non 12 Step Rehab Locations Find Non-12 Step Drug Rehabs And Recovery Programs In The Following States: California Florida Texas Archives September 2014 August 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 August 2013 July 2013 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 January 2012 December 2011 October 2011 September 2011 April 2011 December 2010 September 2010 August 2010 submit
  3. 3. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API 1. Sober4Good Says: May 25th, 2014 at 10:57 am Just wanna share…I’ve been sober for over a year now… I’ve had some two years of “experimenting” with pot which quickly came to meths… Lost my loved ones due to my lifestyle, lost my regular job & for a while, I didn’t feel like exploring my craft as a musician, too… If I didn’t OD on heroin the first time I tried it, god knows I’d be out there still doing drugs & wasting my precious life After the OD episode, I knew I needed help… Good thing my parents never gave up on me, sent me to rehab, took me in as I was starting life afresh, even at the age of 28… Lived with my folks for a few months before I found a good job… still doing weekly therapies, though… But I’m thankful for this second shot at life… What was it that pushed me to do drugs? Well, I haven’t tried it in my teens or even further… But I got introduced as I was trying to make it to the music industry… Not saying everyone’s doing it… The pressure just got to me, and at that time, a lot of people were doing it, esp the band I started to hang out with… Social causes, so they say… Better be careful, be strong, everyone! Drug abuse don’t just happen, it is a choice! Be careful who you hang out with, keep yourself strong and just say NO! When it comes to the development of drug addiction, there are no set patterns or rules that people follow. Every person has their own experience and their own unique genetic make-up that will determine their development. However, by understanding these factors and learning how to influence them, it may be possible to help those people struggling with dependence. Share: Posted by Drug Rehab Counselor | in Uncategorized | 1 Comment » One Comment on “Social Causes of Drug Addiction” Leave a Reply Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website June 2010 May 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009
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