What Are Street Drugs?
Street Drugs can be referred to drugs that have no medical purpose, meaning you cannot go to a doctor and get a prescription for them. They may also be called Illicit Drugs. This type of drug would be classified a schedule I substance by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. Street Drug addiction may be the most dangerous type of addiction. Generally, Street Drugs are illegal to make, sell, possess, and use. They are highly addictive and pose extreme health risks. This type of addiction will begin with experimentation out of curiosity. Over time someone can become hooked on the mental and/or physical effects produced. Someone can become chemically dependent on a substance, meaning their body will require the drug in order to prevent withdrawal symptoms. Someone can also become psychologically addicted to these substances, meaning they believe they need the drug but there may not be any withdrawal symptoms associated if the substance is abruptly stopped. User’s can become both chemically and psychologically dependent on Street Drugs, this can be considered addiction.