Meaning of Drug Abuse



Welcome to class!

In today’s class, we’re going to be talking about the meaning of drug abuse. I trust you will enjoy the class!

Meaning of Drug Abuse

Meaning of Drug Abuse

Hello, young learners! Today, we’re going to talk about something very important called drug abuse. It’s when people use medicines or drugs in the wrong way.

What Are Drugs?

Drugs are special kinds of medicine that doctors give us when we are sick. They help us feel better. But sometimes, people use these drugs without a doctor’s advice, and that’s not safe.

The Meaning of Drug Abuse

Meaning of Drug Abuse

Drug abuse means using drugs in a way that can hurt you. This can happen if you:

– Take medicine that was not given to you by a doctor.

– Use more medicine than the doctor said to use.

– Use medicine for fun and not to treat an illness.

Why Is Drug Abuse Bad?

Meaning of Drug Abuse

Using drugs in the wrong way can make you very sick. It can also stop you from playing, learning, and spending time with your friends.

Staying Safe

To stay safe, always remember:

– Only take medicine from your parents, guardians, or a doctor.

– Never take medicine that is meant for someone else.

– If you find medicine, don’t touch it. Tell an adult.


Drugs are helpful when used correctly, but they can be dangerous if misused. Always follow the advice of your doctor or parents when it comes to medicine.

We have come to the end of today’s class. I hope you enjoyed the class!

In the next class, we shall be discussing the dangers of drug abuse. 

In case you require further assistance or have any questions, feel free to ask in the comment section below, and trust us to respond as soon as possible. Cheers!

Question Time:

  1. What is drug abuse?
  2. Why is it not safe to use drugs without a doctor’s advice?
  3. What should you do if you find medicine that is not yours?
  4. Why is it important to only take medicine given to you by a doctor or your parents?
  5. Can you name one way to stay safe from drug abuse?
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