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Health Promotion - Appraoches and Methods
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Health Promotion Approaches & Methods [Name of student] [Name of Instructor] [Course Title] [Date] Health Promotion Approaches & Methods Target Audience: Young adolescents of age group 11-24 Subject: Drug abuse Introduction Drug abuse is one of the growing problems among youth of our society.
This paper examines the factors, the causes, indications of drug abuse and its implication on society. Furthermore, we will focus on health promotion project that will give in an insight of drug abuse program and strategic analysis towards its preventative measures. Significance of this Study It has been seen that there is a tremendous use of drugs among young adolescents and teenagers between 11 years to 24 years of age (Blum, 2011). This study is significant as it addresses the social issues which influences youth towards drug use. There have been many arguments between people as some relate drug abuse as a genetic or biological malfunction or some argue that it is a personal choice of the individual to what he indulges into (Li, Mao, & Wei (2008); Abadinsky (2010)). However, in most cases friends who are already drug users influence young kids. There is peer pressure, and they would rather fit in their group and not be called as ‘outcasts.’ These groups may also be associated with criminal groups or activities. Research also indicates that the use of illicit drugs has become a part of the lifestyle and taken as a pleasurable experience (Hammersley, Marsland, & Reid, 2003). ...
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