An Investigation Into The Causes Of Alcohal And Drug Abuse(ADA) Among The Young People In Mbooni East In Makueni County
Over the last many years the use of unlawful drugs and misuse of therapeutic drugs has spread at an unheard of speed and impacts the whole world. No country is safe from the fraustrating predicament brought on by alcohol and drug abuse, even as a vast spectrum of the international community has established intense drawback over the obstacle. The present study sought to investigate into the alluding factor alcohol and substance abuse by the young people in Mbooni East in Makueni County. The study aimed to achieve the following objectives; to establish how parenting contributes to substance abuse among the young people, to find out how social factors lead to substance abuse among the young people to find out how family level of income may lead to substance abuse among the young people. The target population of the study was fifty young people aged 14-35 years in Mbooni East, two young people group leaders, two chiefs, one young people and gender development officer, one NGOs leader dealing with young people issues, one religious leader and two head teachers, the study the fifty young people were sampled from young people groups ensuring gender balance. . Stratified sampling approach was employed to make certain that exclusive corporations of the goal populace have been accurately depicted in the pattern so as to expand the accuracy level in approximating tools, the study used questionnaire to solicit information from the chosen formative years. Interview time table and targeted crew discussion had been additionally used to collect data from the respondents. A sample study was additionally carried out to scan whether or not the instruments measure what they are supposed to measure. An 86% response rate used to be realized. The gain knowledge of showed that a large of the young people pronounced that their father and mother weren't drug addicts, at the same time a minority, in simple terms 18%, of the young people suggested that their moms and dads were drug addicts. The be trained concludes that parental causes such as the household disruption disorders may just result in disenchantment with common noble practices and coming up with deviant attitudes, in turn laying the foundation for substance use, subsequent, lack of adults that formative years may translate to and those that will heed to them when they narrate the things they are going through and the way they're dealing with lifestyles, the household’s lack of abilities to cub young misbehaving individuals that may develop a power that makes the adolescent inappropriately robust within the family are among the strongest household related motives attributing to drug abuse among the many adolescence. The study recommends that there's need to think again about the framework and issue of public schooling on drugs and substance abuse, when you consider that the prevailing advertisement on drug prevention shouldn't be adequate to have an effect on extensively on drug use behavior among the young people.
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