With the age ranging from late teens and people in their twenties, to people as old as fifty needing treatment, there are many situations that may arise. It is important for the professionals to reach out to school age children and high- risk groups and educate them on the growing issues. These prevention strategies should be aimed to focus on different levels of risk for drug abuse. General prevention plans, like drug education, target all youth without identifying those at high levels of risk. Discerning interventions focus on those who are particularly susceptible to drugs because of family, personal or community risk factors. Specified interventions are rigorous efforts aimed at youth who are already experimenting with drugs or other substances or who may display other risk-related conduct.
Politically, drugs have become more and more accessible. Drug trade holds a close second to the sales of fire arms. The drug abuse counselor is often left in a position where even prescribed drugs are what their clients are battling. This often