Drug and alcohol abuse is on the rise worldwide. South Africa is witnessing the scourge of addiction as the youth grows dependent on mind altering substances. We’re going to tell you about the Types Of Drug Addiction in South Africa. This is because alcohol and drugs are becoming easier to get hold of, some may say that it is easier for a teenager to get drugs then it is to get alcohol. In the communication and technological age, illegal substances are easier to find and easier to purchase. What many people overlook is the fact that addiction is a disease . There is also hope for addicts in the grip of this progressive illness. Treatment is available for all addictions, from heroin addiction to alcoholism. Recovery is possible.
Note: The list of possible learning activities listed below is not meant to be all-encompassing. Rather, it is intended to provide teachers and coaches with a sample of extension activities students and/or athletes could do in conjunction with the unit. Many of the research opportunities could be turned into traditional essays or multi-media presentations and shared with other students at your school.
Research collegiate or professional athletes who have admitted to taking steroids while competing and the effects steroids have had on them.
Research the list of banned substances at the collegiate and professional levels and classify them by type.
Conduct a group discussion with a local physician about proper physical and nutritional training for athletics.
Conduct a group discussion with fellow student-athletes on the importance of having a support network for each other to help avoid illegal drug use.