DRUGS ABUSE AND MORALS OF THE YOUTH IN KANSAGA

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TABLE OF CONTENT

DECLARATION ii

APPROVAL iii

DEDICATION iv

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT v

TABLE OF CONTENT vi

LIST OF TABLES ix

LIST OF FIGURES x

LIST OF ACRONYMS xi

ABSTRACT xii

CHAPTER ONE 1

INTRODUCTION 1

• I Background of the Study I

1.2 Statement of the Problem 3

1.3 Area of Study 3

1 .4 Scope ofthe Study 4

1.5 Significance of the Study 4

1 .6 General Objective of the Study 4

1.6.1 Specific Objectives of the Study 4

1.7 Hypothesis 4

1 .8 Limitation of the study 4

1.9 Definition of Terms 4

ChAPTER TWO 5

LITERATURE REVIEW 5

2.0 Introduction 5

2. 1 Causes of Drug Abuse among the Youth 5

2.2 Effects of Drug Abuse on the Youth 8

2.3 Types of Drugs Abused by Youth 10

2.4 Solutions to curb drug abuse among the youth 11

2.5 Youth Drug Abuse: Prevention and Help 11

CHAPTER THREE 13

METHODOLOGY 13

3.0 Introduction 13

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3.1 Research Design .13

3.2 Study Population 13

3.3 Sample Selection 13

3.4 Sample Size Determination 13

3.5 Data Collection Methods 14

3.5.1 Questionnaires 14

3.5.2 Focus Group Discussions 14

3.5.3 Interviews 14

3.6 Data Coding, Storage and Cleaning 14

3.7 Data Analysis and Presentation 15

ChAPTER FOUR 16

PRESENTATION, INTERPRETATION AND ANALYSIS OF FINDINGS 16

4.0 Introduction 16

4.1 Demographic Characteristics 16

4. 1 . I Sample size generated from each sub-parish I 6

4.1.2 Sex of the respondents 16

4.1.3 Marital status of the respondents 17

4.1 .4 Level of education among the youths who are addicted 17

4.1.5 Level of education against drug influence 17

4. 1 .6 Crimes committed by the youth addicted to drugs 1 8

4. I .7 Drug addiction by sex / gender 19

4.2 Drugs and Youth’s Education Level 19

4.3 Drug Abuse and Youth’s Morals 20

4.4 Perception of Drug Abuse 23

4.5 Major Causes of Drug Abuse 23

4.6 Suggestions Made by the Government and People of Kansanga to Reduce Drug Abuse 24

ChAPTER FIVE 25

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS 25

5.0 Introduction 25

5.1 Summary of major findings 25

5.1.1 Findings on the Impact of Drugs on the Youths’ Health 25

5.1.2 Findings on the Impact of Drug abuse on the Youths’ Morals 25

5.1.3 Findings on the Impact of drugs on the Youths’ Level of Education 26

ABSTRACT The research was about Drug Abuse and Morals of the Youths in Kansanga. The population size was 122 and the sample size was 84. Drug abuse is one of the major problems affecting the youths. This problem impacts negatively on the academics, social psychological and physical development among the abusers. This study was aimed at establishing the perception of drugs and how perception would influence youths’ behavior towards drug abuse. The general objective of the study was to assess Drug Abuse and Morals of the Youths particularly in Kansanga slum area. And the specific objectives of the study are:- to determine how drugs affect youths’ education level, to establish the impact of drugs on the youths’ morals and to find the impact of drugs on the youths’ health. Most of the youths that used drugs ended up droppings out of school and some stopped at lower levels of education. The highest percentage of drug addicts, 46(54.8%) came from those who didn’t attend school at all since that’s were peer groups occurred most. Most youth didn’t attend school and had nothing to do except hanging around groups. University level had the least percentage 7(8.3%) since youths there are more sensitized about drug abuse. Conclusions. Youths’ who are drug abusers exists in Kansanga slum area and quite many young men are involved in drugs since they are the ones who are more influenced by peer groups. Many young men are led into taking drugs due to high exploitations by the society and band wagon groups. Most notable of these are unemployment, low levels of Education and lack of parental guidance from their parents and their dependents. Awareness of the effects of drug abuse among the youths’ is limited which make them to act more on drugs. Recommendations. Government, policy makers and program providers should recognize drug abuse among the youths and come up with ways and policies to reduce drug abuse. In this case measure for drug abuse need to be looked upon.

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