JSS1: BASIC SCIENCE - 1ST TERM
Introduction to Science | Week 14Topics|1 Quiz
Family Health | Week 26Topics|1 Quiz
Meaning of Health (Concept of Health)
Ways of Maintaining Good Health
Advantages of Personal Hygiene
Factors That Lead to Low Level of Personal Hygiene
Disadvantages of not Observing Personal Cleanliness (Poor Hygiene)
- Meaning of Health (Concept of Health)
Family Health (Sanitation) | Week 34Topics|1 Quiz
Family Health (Nutrition) | Week 48Topics|1 Quiz
Drug and Substance Abuse | Week 53Topics|1 Quiz
Environmental Pollution: Air Pollution | Week 63Topics
Soil pollution | Week 72Topics
Water Pollution | Week 84Topics|1 Quiz
Drug Abuse and Substance Abuse
Drug abuse is taking drugs without the advice and prescription of a doctor. It is the misuse of drugs and overindulgence in drugs. A drug is said to be abused when it is taken without medical supervision, which can cause severe health, mental, and social problems to the user.
Substance abuse: Can be defined as the overindulgence in and dependence on a drug or other chemicals.
Reasons for Drug Abuse:
The following are some of the reasons for drug abuse:
1. To reduce stress and frustration.
2. To ease peer pressure.
3. To gain self-confidence.
4. To expand the mind.
5. To be more social.
6. To relieve boredom and sadness.
7. To relax the mind and body.
8. To satisfy curiosity.
9. To have fun and excitement.
10. To be more alert.