EFFECTS OF DRUG ABUSE AMONG YOUTHS IN EBIRA LAND (KOGI CENTRAL), KOGI STATE
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Drug abuse is a global health and social problem with distinct conditions and problem that vary locally. Drug abuse is responsible for loss of wages, destructions of properties in schools, soaring health care costs and broken families, this singular immoral act by the youths increase the risk of problems related to their well-being and health, resulting in an increased risk or injury and death from interpersonal violence, road accident, risky sexual behaviour, immature pregnancy and academic problems. The youth across the state with particular reference to Kogi central need presentation and information in respect of the dangerous effects of drug abuse and the likely impact it has on their overall development. The study intends to discover the impact of drug abuse on the youths in Kogi central senatorial district of Kogi state. The methodology/ Research design shall be a qualitative survey design in order to elicit the required responses from the respondents on the subject matter under investigation. This will equally involve the review of related books, face to face interview and interactions with some volunteers which will eventually lead the researcher to identifying the effect of drug abuse in youth in Kogi central.