Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Drug Abuse

Drug abuse is a very vital matter that is affecting youths in most communities. This is a big problem that brought alot of concern to eradicate the issue. Most people who are involved in drug abuse are youths and this is mostly bought about peer pressure, this is the most way that youths have been involved in. The Mututho law has really help in the issue of Alcohol it has reduced cases of alcohol tragedies like accidents and careless living. Tha ministry of health has really raised the issue of drug abuse in communities hence improving the living standards of people. this has encourage responsibilities that are been taken care of and reduce cases of abnormalities.Tha rate of cancer is yet to reduce due to smoking and damages of othar organs in the body. The ministry of health should continue with the awareness of drug abuse as it has always been doing


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Nambacha, Kakamega, Kenya
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