Thesis Statement- Why Teen Do Drug

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Pham1 Trang Pham Instructor: Lisa Grundy English 111 13 June 2013 Why Teen Do Drugs More teens are trying drugs than ever before. Why is this? Today's teens are in a very different environment – with pressures, technology and priorities vastly changed – from when you were a teenager. These things create reasons why teens do drugs: stress or bored, self-esteem and rebel, and fit in and experiment. One reason often heard from people using drugs is that they do them to feel good. For real, it does feel good because most drugs act directly on the "pleasure center"--the limbic system—in the brain. People do drugs to change the way they feel. Often they want to change their situation. If they're depressed, they want to become happy. If they are stressed or nervous, they want to relax, and so on. By taking drugs, people often think they can be the person they want to be. The second reason is that they think it makes them seem grown-up and want to rebel. They use drugs even they know that their family or someone don’t like it because they want to against them. They don’t want depend and want to independence. They only want to do what they want without any permission. They want to experiment and fit in which is the third reason. No one wants to be the only one not participating. No one wants to be left out. So sometimes they make bad decisions like trying to use drugs,…Besides, they are curious. Adolescents are curious about having new experiences. Seeing someone doing drugs makes them more curious to know how drugs will make them feel. Although substances can feel good at first, they can ultimately do a lot of harm to the body and brain. So as parent, we must always guide our kids to have a better path ahead. We need to learn how the drugs are harmful to us and explain them for kids to know to prevent them from bad

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