Substance Abuse Unmasked: The Real Story Behind the Addiction Epidemic


What is substance abuse?

Substance abuse refers to the harmful, excessive use of drugs, alcohol and other substances such as prescription medication. "Abuse" referring to using these substances in a way that deviates from recommended or safe use. This includes, using substances in much higher doses than what was prescribed, using them for non-medical purposes and using the substances in a manner that leads to dependence and addiction. Substance abuse occurs all over the world, among people of all ages. Substance abuse can be witnessed from the early age of 12 and even younger for substances such as alcohol. 

Warning Signs of Abuse:

Physical Changes

Behavioral Changes

Other Signs

The Impact Of Substance Abuse

Physical Health

Mental Health


Financial Stability