Depressants are the chemical agent which destroys and depress the activity of any body parts especially it deactivates the central nervous system (CNS). When one gets addicted, it becomes difficult for them to give up the habit. So recovery programs become highly essential in order to eradicate the abuse habit, unless it will put a full stop on the growth of the nation. The rehabs in US have created ample facilities in giving prevention and recovery programs to stop the use of depressants. It not only ruins the youth energy but impacts bad on the society and the nation.
Depressants can be categorized under two sections and are Barbiturates, benzodiazepines. Barbiturates are effective in relieving the conditions they are designed to address; they are also readily abused, physically addictive, and have serious potential for overdose. Alcohol is the very common legal depressant. CNS depressants require a period of adaptation. Typically, initial side effects include slurred speech, dizziness, and loss of coordination, in many respects similar to the effects of alcohol. Depressants commonly have the following side effects:
- Increases drowsiness and promotes sleep
- relieve symptoms of anxiety and insomnia
- Slower the breath and heart beat rate
Other depressants include alcohol, narcotics, sedative-hypnotics, first-generation antihistamines, and some anaesthetics. This characteristic makes depressants a common choice for deliberate overdoses in the case of suicide. The name of some other depresants are, antipsychotic druggs,ketamine,alcohol diethylether and many more. Depressants can also be equateed to sedatives.It is swallowed rather than using in any other method.Doctors prescribe the minimum quantity of the drug for realxing muscles and making aperson cool but th eimproper and wide use of depressants will endanger the life of the addicted.
In USA rehabs, proper care is taken of the addicted and they are encouraged to get rid of the problem by quitting the bad habits. The recovry programs have prooed is best in motivationg many persons towardsmthe right path .Though it is hard nbut not difficult to drag a person out of the habit.Persons who are hopeless but want to lead a good and healthy life by giving up the abuse can take the recovefy programs and get well soon.