What role does the environment and peer pressure play in alcohol/drug use

Discuss: In 150-200 words,

SOCIAL-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE

A)    What role does the environment and peer pressure play in alcohol/drug use?

B)    What role does hopelessness and frustration play in alcohol/drug abuse?

C)    Is it important for more resources to be provided for treating alcohol/drug problems? Explain.

Question 2)

In Chapter 2, a worksheet is presented on page 52 which asks you to personally explore different models and theories of why people use/abuse substances that were discussed in the chapter.  These 12 models/theories are:  disease model, genetics, personality traits, tension reduction, family, self-medicating, social learned behavior, sociocultural, psychological, existential, moods/feelings and personality.

Discuss: In 150-200 words,

Please present and discuss from your own perspective:

·        the TWO models/theories that you think are the most impactful and

·        the TWO models/theories that you think have little to no impact.

Include why you chose the ones you did, and any personal information you feel comfortable sharing that brings you to this conclusion.

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