Jump to content
CrazyBoards.org

Recommended Posts

So basically I grew up as a teenager in the 90's to early 2000's. Doing drugs, alcohol and cigarettes was the norm for "cool". Movies glorified this, especially towards pot.

Do you think the attitude towards substance abuse has changed?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I work in the club/party scene a lot and drugs are still considered "cool."  It isn't so much about the drugs as it is the feeling that you are superman and that every action is 100% awesome.  

 

Joyriding a stolen car, puking everywhere and falling down so hard you bust a tooth = not cool but on drugs it's a party!  Most kids come from places with strict authority and it's liberating to them that they can make whatever bad decision they want and then blame drugs later.  

Link to comment
Share on other sites

No, I'd say it's pretty much on the same level it's been for a number of decades and probably isn't going to change anytime soon. Perhaps smoking cigarettes is less glorified in TV and films now than it has been in the recent past, but that's about the only change I can think of.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...