Addiction: Drugs, Alcohol, Vaping, Porn, Gambling

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1: Drugs, the different types, their dangers, classifications and consequences.
2: Alcohol, the issues it causes, drinking safely and consequences of not drinking sadely.
3: Vaping and smoking - the science behind addiction. Focus on whether vaping is safe and on the dangers of smoking. Look into addiction and dopamine’s role.
4: The lure and issues caused by gambling and online gambling. A look into how the mind gets hooked on winning.
5: Pornography, its effects on society, the brain and the consequences of having unreal expectations for relationships.
6: Cannabis, Shisha and Spice - what is this deadly and relatively new, very popular drug?
7. Why is binge drinking so bad for us - and why do people still do this despite knowing the risks?
8. County Lines - How do young people get involved in criminal gangs and embroiled in the illegal drugs trade?
9. Class C and perscription drugs (steroids, painkillers, GHB, Khat, more) - what are these and how do people fall into addiction without even realising it?
10. A focus on Class B drugs - ketamine, ritalin, codeine and cannabis (+ derivatives).
11. A focus on Class A drugs - crack, heroin, krokodil, DMT, ecstasy, magic mushrooms, more. Can anyone become addicted to these?
12. What do we need to know about drug taking at festivals, parties and clubbing.
13. Smartphone addiction - is this real and how can it be harmful to us?
14. Why is smoking so harmful - what about second hand smoke?

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Created: Nov 10, 2017

Updated: Jan 13, 2020

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