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STUDENT COUNSELING: DRUGS AND OTHER SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Any normal parent dreads the possibility of their child doing drugs especially through the teenage years. Schools try to fight it, homes try to act like it doesn’t exist, and society has become too occupied and isolated to even care. A story is told of a man (let’s call him, Mr. Mbu) whose teenage daughter got so addicted to drugs while at school till she couldn’t help but smoke at home. An uncle one day notices a strange odour in the house and it’s when the family discovers she has been using drugs. Once the father was informed, he felt so ashamed and disappointed he decided it was best to send the young girl to live and stay abroad with the reasoning “let her go and get spoiled there, at least I won’t have to see it.” Not the best way to handle the situation though. Continue reading STUDENT COUNSELING: DRUGS AND OTHER SUBSTANCE ABUSE

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