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TEENAGE SOCIAL ISSUES

Presented by: Marion & Valerie


TEENAGE SOCIAL ISSUES.
What is Teenage Social Issue?
• A teenage social issue is a problem that influences many
teenagers as well as other adults within a society. A teenage social
issue has a myriad of categories in depth as well as light. There
are several cases that can be categorise as a social issue,which are
Drugs and Alcohol,Teen Pregnancy,Cyberbullying,along with
Eating Disorder.
DRUGS

AND

ALCOHOL
DEFINITION AND EFFECTS OF DRUGS AND
ALCOHOL

• DRUGS • ALCOHOL

A medicine or other A colourless flammable liquid


substance which has a which is produced by the
physiological effect when natural fermentation of
ingested into the body. sugars.
-Hallucination -Damages the organs in the
-Paranoia body (liver
-Mental health problems damage,cancer,osteoporosis,
(depression,anxiety,etc..) etc..)
-Depression,anxious,etc..
TEEN

PREGNANCIES!
DEFINITION AND EFFECTS OF TEEN
PREGNANCY

• Pregnancy in a female • Education (forced to drop out


under the age of 20. of school)
• Higher rate of depression
• Pregnancy can occur with
• Extreme stress
sexual intercourse after • Panic attacks
the start of ovulation.
CYBERBULLYING !
DEFINITION AND EFFECTS OF
CYBERBULLYING

• The use of electronic • Humiliation


communication to bully a • Isolation
person, typically by • Depression
sending messages in a • Suicidal
threatening manner.
• Feeling powerless
EATING DISORDER !

ANOREXIA NERVOSA

BULIMIA NERVOSA
DEFINITION AND EFFECTS OF EATING
DISORDER
Abnormal or disturbed eating habits (such as
anorexia nervosa & bulimia nervosa)

• ANOREXIA NERVOSA • Tooth decay and damage to


Individuals often see themselves the esophagus.
as overweight, regardless of their
true physical states. • Depression
• BULIMIA NERVOSA • Rapid weight loss
View themselves as massively • Dizziness
overweight. • Abnormal or disturbed eating
Victims of bulimia may consume habits (such as anorexia
vast quantities of food only to nervosa & bulimia nervosa)
later induce vomiting in an effort
to prevent absorption of the food
SAD RIGHT?
WELL,HERE ARE SOME ….
WAYS TO OVERCOME
OR PREVENT THESE
SOCIAL ISSUES!
WAYS TO OVERCOME OR PREVENT DRUGS AND
ALCOHOL.
• Go to rehabilation centres.
• Seek help from professionals.
• To be committed to change for the better!
• Religious counseling from religious leaders.
• Teachers and parents exposes about the
circumstances when children take drugs and
alcohol.
WAYS TO OVERCOME OR PREVENT TEEN
PREGNANCIES!
• Sex education
• Sexual abstinence ( Sexual abstinence is not
doing ANY kind of sexual activities with another
person)
• Parents have to pay more attention to their kids
(including advices about life)
• Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC)
INCASE YOU’RE WONDERING…

SEXUAL
ABSTINENCE
INCASE YOU’RE WONDERING…
WAYS TO OVERCOME OR PREVENT
CYBERBULLYING.
• Block all communication with cyberbullies.
• Always report any cyberbullying taking place to
an adult
• Educate students about the damages of
cyberbullying.
• Get support from family members and peers.
WAYS TO OVERCOME OR PREVENT EATING
DISORDERS.
• Share the dangers of dieting and emotional
eating
• Promote a healthy body image.
• Reminding teens that love and acceptance is
unconditional — not based on his or her weight
or appearance.
• Encourage teens to talk to loved ones, friends or
a counselor about problems he or she might be
facing that prevents them from eating.
FACTS AND STATISTICS OF DRUGS AND
ALCOHOL
• Drug over dose deaths
have more than tripled
since 1990.

• Alcohol and drug


addiction cost the U.S
economy over $600 billion
every year.

• Americans between the


ages of 18 and 25 are most
likely to use addictive
drugs.
FACTS AND STATISTICS OF TEEN PREGNANCY
• Teenage pregnancies are a
world wide phenomena. About
11% of all births world wide
are still girls aged 15-19 years
old.

• According to World Health


Statistics 2014,the average
global birth late among 15-19
years old is 49 per 1000
girls,whereas country rates
range from 1 t0 299 births per
1000 girls.
FACTS AND STATISTICS OF
CYBERBULLYING
• A 2007 Research study found
32 percent of teens have been
victims of some type of
cyberbullying. Nearly a decade
later,a 2016 study by the
Cyberbullying Research Center
found those numbers were
almost unchanged.
FACTS AND STATISTICS OF EATING
DISORDERS
• According to eating
disorders,statistics estimated
by the National Eating
Disorder Association in the
USA up to 30 million people
suffer from an eating disorder
such as anorexia nervosa and
bullimia nervosa.
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CAN BE
CATEGORIZED AS A SOCIAL ISSUE?
A. Teens going to the beach to start a bonfire.
B. A boy throwing pebbles into the neighbour's
pond.
C. A high school girl gets pregnant.
D. A high school boy running around
school,naked.
Based on what you have learn in this
lesson,how do you inhibit teen
pregnancy? and why?
What are the major possible effects if
the alcohol intake is high?
Based on your opinion, what are the
causes of these social issues? pick 1
social issue and explain.