Discussion Question: Impact of Commonly Abused Substances
The following is a list of the most commonly abused substances:
- Hallucinogens such as LSD, or PCP or angel dust
- Stimulants, such as cocaine, nicotine, amphetamine, or methamphetamine
- Opiates such as heroin, opium, or codeine
Select one that you believe is most problematic for society, and discuss in detail why you believe this is the case.
What impact does this drug use or abuse have on the state of families in the U.S.?
In your response, be sure that you have:
Selected one substance from the list to comment on.
Explained at least two ways that this substance is problematic for society.
Evaluated at least two ways this drug and its use have affected the state of families in the U.S.