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SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN MEXICO

Implementation of prohibitionist policies for drug users has had three relevant consequences: confinement, incarceration, and stigmatisation. For the first of these, treating substance users as addicts and sick people is linked to the proliferation of rehabilitation clinics, but these places

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DRUG BUSINESS AND MEXICO

A dramatic change occurred in the 1930s when heroin and cocaine started to be consumed in the USA mainly due to the prohibition of alcohol imposed at that time. Owing to the demand and supply, smugglers of Mexico began to

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THE VIOLENCE OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Factors that lead to an increase in substance abuse in Kenya are lack of parental care, stress, depression, unemployment, and poverty. A study conducted also concluded that other factors, such as the influence of the media, low levels of education,

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AN INTEGRATED ATTEMPT TO ERADICATE SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Our world has always emphasised scientific, religious and intellectual knowledge at the expense of emotional and mental healthcare. Brazilian physician and psychiatrist Augusto Cury in his book, ‘Educating the Emotions’ said, ‘Science has produced physical giants and emotional dwarfs.’[1] The

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