Drug abuse among children is one of the major problems faced by parents in today’s world. The children in their teens are very vulnerable and they easily get carried away by their peers. The influences of their friends are at the maximum during the teens. In case the children are interacting with the wrong kind of group who are into drugs, then your child without being aware gets initiated into bad habits. Drug abuse is rampant among the teenage groups. Once you get into this habit then it becomes difficult to overcome it. Drug abuse among the youngsters is destroying the future generation of our country.
There are warning signs of the impending danger but in most cases the parents ignore it. In case the parents are more vigilant then at the outset itself the parents can discover it and nip it off. The few warning signs are –
1. The child will start becoming aloof and at the slightest of provocation tends to become violent. They will feel comfortable to be in their closed door room and would not like to attend any sorts of family events.
2. The second most seen sign is the child will start hiding things from you and behaves in a secretive manner. You may notice his quick reflex trying to hide things from you when you will enter his room all on a sudden.
3. The child will be in need of more money and tends to take cash from your wallet or purse without asking you.
If you are able to recognize the signs and deal with the problem at the very beginning then you can save your child from becoming a victim of drugs. You should identify the problem and talk to your child. It is very essential for every parent to win the confidence of their children so that incase of any problem you will be the first person whom they will turn to.