10 Tips for Preventing Drug Abuse

My Doctor Finder
July 21, 2017

Decisions made under the influence of drugs and alcohol may definitely affect your health, relationships, and career. Here's a list of tips you can do to protect yourself against alcohol and drug problems:

  • Follow a plan
    Planning ahead can help you protect yourself from elements like drugs and alcohol.

  • Speak out and take control
    Be responsible for your actions. Your life, health, and safety depends on you.

  • Don't be afraid to ask for help
    If you or a friend currently has a drug and alcohol problem, don't be afraid to ask for help from the medical experts. As what was mentioned beforehand, you may consult a psychiatrist (

Despite of the glamorous trend of drug use within the youth, we must always remember that it can still lead to abuse, addiction, legal offenses, serious health problems, and death.


[1] "Ten Tips for Prevention for Youth" by National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.
[2] "Facts on Drugs" by Dangerous Drugs Board

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