IMPACT OF DRUGS /SUBSTANCES ABUSE AMONG STUDENTS IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER 1

1.1 Introduction

There is a growing public concern in our country, Nigeria, about involvement of adolescents and young adult in drug abuse, which is defined as the non – medical use of substances by human beings that may modify one or more of its functions and may impair an individual ability to function effectively and may result in social physical or emotional harm1 . While it is universally accepted that drugs can be of tremendous benefit to man and society, it is also acknowledged that inappropriate use of drugs can be harmful to man .The personal, social and public health problems associated with psychoactive substance use, have continued to arouse world wide interest and concern. Various reports and researches conducted have illustrated this phenomenon. Drugs/substance abuse is a world wide hazard with dangerous complications that affect many countries around the globe, Nigeria inclusive. The problem varies from place to place.

1.2 Justification

Some crimes committed under the influence of drugs include murder, rape, robbery, homicide, destruction of lives and properties, violation of traffic regulations leading to accidents, affecting the user and or the people of the society in general. Studies conducted showed that youths account for about 70% of the population engaged in drug14 again bearing in mind that the youths of this country constitutes about 43% of the entire population, then drug abuse has an alarming negative influence on the future of the country

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Updated: 23rd May 2019 — 2:15 pm