Originally Posted by certifiedfunds
Every illegal drug out there can be and is used responsibly by certain percentages of the population, and misused by others.
Except maybe heroin and free base forms of cocaine.
Lots of people can and do use coke, ectasy, marijuana, methamphetamine recreationally without losing control of their lives to it.
Unfortunately, lots more do lose control.
Where I live now, drug overdoses are the leading cause of death in 18 to 30 year olds. Even over car crashes.
It's just an interesting statistic until you get to see the destruction first hand.
We have some serious mental health problems in this country, and our out of control use of illegal drugs is the most visible sign of that. And, not nearly the resources to deal with it.
It's funny how many people worry about their kids getting attacked, shot, or raped or being in a car wreck, when for the most part, that is not what is killing our kids,