When people take drugs or drink, it puts them in a different mindset. That mindset is not the right one and causes people to make the wrong choices. Some drugs cause hallucinations which can put a person in very dangerous situations. Too much alcohol can land a person in the hospital getting their stomach pumped due to alcohol poisoning. Often times I see drugs and alcohol being used as a scapegoat to take the blame for the poor decisions people make while under the influence or intoxicated. One of their bad decisions may include drunk or influenced driving. Now that I am a licensed driver, I will never go out and drink or drugs knowing I have to drive myself home. Furthermore, I know that I am the only one responsible for any and all of my actions so I would never want to “Blame it on the Alcohol”.
Buying drugs and alcohol is expensive. Being an addict is worse. I have a job and I am trying to save for a new car while paying for little things like food and gas. Making my checks spread out for two weeks is hard so I know adding drugs and alcohol to the bill would break the bank. I will not do drugs and alcohol because