The first thing you need to know about drug abuse is how to spot it. There is any number of warning signs that someone has become addicted to drugs. Although, some of the physical symptoms differ between drugs, the warning signs are the same. It’s never easy to tell if someone is addicted to drugs, and it’s never easy to come to terms with that fact. Realizing that someone has a problem early on could make the difference in their recovery.
Unfortunately Drug Abuse is a common problem in society today, and on a global scale, the drug problem isn’t restricted to just one or two of the poorer countries. One of the countries that are most affected by the rise in drug use is South Africa, where in the last decade, drug use has increased by a massive 600%, according to: ABC.net. Dr David Bayever, a specialist in the field of drug abuse, claims that at least 15% of South African’s are now battling with a drug abuse problem, and this number is only continuing to rise.
With the rise in recent years of large festival style parties that are directed at our youth, drug dealers have started pursuing these congregations as a place to peddle their product as well as recruit new dealers.