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What are three services to support and rehabilitate young people using drugs?My...

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ella-moore | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted October 20, 2012 at 6:49 PM via web

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What are three services to support and rehabilitate young people using drugs?

My homework is to find at least three services that can help young people stop taking drugs and support them.

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readerofbooks | College Teacher | (Level 2) Educator Emeritus

Posted October 20, 2012 at 9:23 PM (Answer #1)

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This is a very important request as drugs can destroy a peron's life. 

First, I would say that most important resource or support to help a young person to stop taking drugs is to talk about it openly. Moreover, there should not be a threatening or judgmental stance. Trust is central as a first step. 

Second, there are programs in school, if a person is a student. High schools and universities have programs and people in place to help in this area. 

Third, there are organizations that specialize in this area. For example, The Alcohol & Drug Recovery Center specializes in helping  people. Their website is: www.TheRecoveryPlace.net/Recovery.

Finally, many churches or bodies of worship has staff that help with drug addiction. For this reason, you might want to call the local community of faith. And as a general rule of thumb, the larger the organization, the more resources they will have. 


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