(Focus of the Study: “Shabungan” at Brgy. Victoria Reyes, Dasmariñas, Cavite)
Cuenca, Ma. Kristina B.
Enon, Jane Loraine S.
Tuban, Julie An
Laganzo, Ma. Riellyn Mae
Drug Addiction is a chronic disease affecting the brain, and just about everyone is different. It was also a condition that characterized by compulsive drug intake, craving and seeking despite what majority of society may perceive as the negative consequences associated with drug use. Drugs affect different people in different ways. One person can take and abuse drugs, yet never become addicted, while another merely has one experience and is immediately hooked. It does not only destroy the capability of the drug dependent to think clearly. It also strips him off his morality.
Statistics of drug dependents or addicts in the Philippines in 2006 has reached 60,000 (a rough estimate). From a health worker’s point of view, this number is startling given the available facilities in the country and the effects this number has on social processes and national image.
The following are the objectives of our research: (1) To find out the reason why they take drugs (2) To know how often they take drugs (3) To know the effects of drugs to their lives.
The method utilized by the researchers was conducting an interview to two inmates from Brgy. Victoria Reyes who used drugs and also from a police officer from Dasmariñas City Jail. They also used information from the internet such as youtube to find the scan the environment in Brgy. Victoria Reyes because the footage of the raid done by Imbestigador and NBI last June 2009 at the said barangay can be watch at the website. Additionally, they also go to the said barangay to take some pictures. Moreover, they also go to the City Government of Dasmarinas to get the information about the total... [continues]
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