The Unseen Effects of Drugs and Alcohol Abuse

The Unseen Effects of Drugs and Alcohol

In recent years, substance abuse of drugs or alcohol has grown by a notable (and scary) amount. Statistics show that 19.7 million different Americans aged 12 and older grappled with some substance abuse disorder in 2017. Almost 74% of that population is dealing with alcohol abuse vs. drugs, and 1 in 8 are abusing both substances simultaneously.

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Don’t Get Tricked By These Treats

Creepy Pumpkin

We are now in the season of trick-or-treating, with scares around every corner. But, for many people all over the country, the real scares come in the form of unknown consequences of recreational drugs. Recreational drug use is often a pastime that is intended to be entertaining and relatively harmless when it, in fact, puts the health and safety of the individual at serious risk.

This is not something that anyone wants to experience, especially during a time of year that is supposed to be focused on having fun and eating candy. That is why you should read this article explaining things that no one will tell you about common recreational drugs.

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Under the Influence

Under the InfluenceDrug use has been a rampant issue in this country long before the 1980s and, unfortunately, it is still a very real problem today. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, over 28 million Americans use some illicit drugs. This statistic does not even include marijuana, which is still recreationally illegal in many states as well as federally. That’s a lot of people who are regularly putting themselves directly in the path of consequences that could ruin their lives.

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