Tuesday, 3 May 2011
Drugs, Sex and Condoms
The good news are that Test facilities now have the rights to test the young for the use of drugs or alcohol. The test can now be done within a few minutes, which mean no waiting.
Identify High risk Areas
These young people or area is then identified to be of high risk, these youngsters are known to partake in risky sexual behaviour. When we refer to risky sexual behaviour we talk about boys that don’t use condoms and girls that don’t indicate to the boy to use some sort of contraceptive like condoms. The group study also indicates that these high risk areas are known to partake in drugs and alcohol abuse. Risky sexual behaviour includes having sex with multiple sexual partners and also to have sex without a condom.
While studying one of these high risk area, the researchers found that those kids that tested positive to the use of drugs and alcohol were almost 40% more likely to not use a condom. With this information the governmental areas can target these areas in terms of educating them with the dangers of using drugs and alcohol abuse. They also can explain to these youngsters, where and how to use condoms. Physicians have been noted to be the front line to recognize adolescents that may be using drugs or the abusing alcohol. In most cases these questions can be done in a private room at the clinic and does not necessarily have to be done in front of a parent. In has been noted that some clinics would like to avoid these questions to their clientele if the parent is not earshot.