Peer pressure can do influence the decisions you make in life, especially when it comes to using drugs. Even though you might feel independent and self-confident in your decisions, it can be easy to give in to peer pressure in an attempt to gain acceptance. However, it is important to understand that giving in to this type of peer pressure can result in drug abuse and addiction, and may even cause you to pressure others into doing drugs as well. California residents should learn how to say no to drugs and avoid peer pressure and addiction. Read more
How do you help an addict who only reaches out to you when they are under the influence? How do you convince that person to seek treatment when he or she is clearly in no mental shape to understand and respond appropriately to what you are saying? Choosing to do nothing to help can have potentially life-threatening results for the addicted person. If you are worried about addicted family members or are worried about addicted friends, it is up to you to reach out and do what you can.