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  • Motivational Interviewing

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    In a study by Murphy et al., (2012) motivational interviewing intervention was use to target risky behaviors among HIV positive youth by targeting alcohol and marijuana. The specific behaviors targeted were high risk sexual behavior and substance use. Criteria for participation included “English speaking, HIV positive status, ages 16-24 years and engaged in one of the three problem behaviors: substance use, unprotected

  • How To Reduce Drugs Essay

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    Drugs are chemicals that will make a people feel ecstatic, excited and not awake during limited period of time. Drugs have a strong power to get people easily addict on it. Some of them cannot stop the temptation of drugs if they cannot control themselves very well. Drugs also will impact on the neurochemical balance in the brain which directly change and affect the way of a person’s body as well as mind works. Drugs are harmful to people which damage our brain, heart and other important organs as

  • How Does Bob Marley Influence Popular Culture

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    Popular music can not only tell us about the conditions of the time that contributed to its creation, but also call for social change. Artists, such as, Bob Marley, hold counter-cultural perspectives that they express through their lyrics as well as hold through their persona and image as an artist, which influences the society. Bob Marley can be seen as a counter-cultural icon, as he called upon people to address the “Real Situation” and to rebel against greed and racism. As a Pan-Africanist, stemming

  • LSD In Everyday Life

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    Everyday life is stressful. There are always obstacles to overcome, issues to face, problems to fix, expectations to exceed, and when everything and everyone seems so hostile, many people around the world just want to lay down, relax, and smoke a joint. Indeed, drugs had been a huge part of human society, and history. These substances are found everywhere, from a beer sold at the local store, to some harsh, and incredibly dangerous drug traded in a cliché alleyway somewhere in the underground areas

  • Rite Aid Social Responsibility Study

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    Rite Aid social responsibilities department finds out that according to a corporate social responsibility rating website, Rite Aid average rate for community service is 49, where the other company’s average rate is 55 (CSRHUB 2008-2014). Now the main ambition of Rite Aid is to improve Social responsibilities rate. As a co. employee I have researched about the community around rite aid headquarter and found that a major threat of this community is drug addiction, which is affecting

  • Police Profiling

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    You don't need an actual conspiracy when you have many people with the same prejudices. The effect can seem quite like a conspiracy. Crime is a symptom. Rioting is a symptom of a symptom. The cause is much deeper. An overwhelmingly white police force spends their time in this black community profiling black people, treating them pre-emptively like criminals. And before you defend profiling... The Ferguson police department was more likely to find "contraband" on the white people they stopped and

  • How Does Snoop Dogg Impact Youth

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    Why Snoop Dogg Has a Positive Impact on Youth A man who donated millions to charities, has founded programs for youth, and became successful coming from a place where success is not always a common product/outcome is considered by many to have a negative impact on youth. This man is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., otherwise known as the rapper Snoop Dogg. Snoop Dogg was born in Long Beach, California a suburb of west LA on October 20, 1971. Calvin received the nickname “Snoop Dogg” from his mother since

  • Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Essay

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    Mandatory Minimum Sentencing’s Impact on Prisons in America In 1971, President Nixon, enacted the War on Drug campaign, in hope to reduce the amount of illegal drugs being sold. When Ronald Reagan was in office the incarcerated population increased tremendously. The number of people sent to jail for nonviolent charges from 1980 to 1997 increased by about 125 percent. According to Pattie Saris, when it came to sentencing on the drug charges, judges were able to sentence how they felt were appropriate

  • Anorak In The English Language

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    1. a. anorak The word originated from the Greenlandic word ‘anoraq’. It was first used in the English language in 1924 to describe the western imitations of an “anoraq” (OED Online, 2011). It is possible that the ‘q’ in the original word was replaced with ‘k’ as there is very few English words that end with ‘q’ so it was anglicised instead. Later in 1984, it also became British slang for a boring, studious or socially inept person (OED Online, 2014). According to Cresswell (2010), this is because

  • Adderall Research Paper

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    "It helps me stay focused and be more efficient…” is the typical excuse most college students give when asked why they need the famous drug known as Adderall. This mixed salt amphetamine Adderall, commonly prescribed as a treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the most commonly abused prescription stimulant among college students (Eysenbach, 2012). There are reports that show this drug being mostly abused in medical and dental schools. The high expectations and the competition