The study analyzed Drug Abuse and moral behaviour in Secondary schoolss a case study
of Mfangano Division, Mbita District Kenya. The study aimed at investigating the influence of
excessive drugs taking on morals behaviour in families in Mfangano Division. This was upon
the background that, the increasing cases of domestic violence, school dropout, and child
neglect and sex abuse in Mfangano are highly related to drugs taking.
The study was guided by objectives that included establishing the reasons for taking drugs
by the people in Mfangano; to examine the life experiences in families with members that
take drugs and to suggest solutions to the problems faced by various families as a result of
drugs consumption. The study was sought through quantitative and qualitative designs while
the latter was derived from documentary review from various libraries.
The study established that, the major factors that lead people to consume drugs include;
influence of peers, cultural influence, family moral decadence unemployment, and unfair
government policy. The study also examined the life experience in families with members
that take drugs which were, domestic violence, hunger, irreligiousness, sex abuse, school
drop out , poor health , poor interpersonal relations and how levels of investment among
others. The study suggested that; the local and religious leaders should educate the public
about the dangers of drugs parents should take their children advice, employees drugs
consumption should be formulated and implemented. People should be counselled, creation
of new jobs and setting up of better recreation activities and centers.
The study therefore concludes that; the weakening of the cultural system has led to moral
decadence in families, poor government policy unemployment has led to high levels of
poverty , which all lead to people turning desperate and this consume drugs. Unfortunately
drugs badly affects people health, leads to domestic violence, sex abuse, school drop out
among other effects which lead to high level of poverty.
The study therefore concludes that, the major reasons for excessive drugs taking are; for
pleasure, peer pressure, unemployment and spouse influence among other reasons. The
major consequences of excessive drugs taking are; spread domestic violence, unwanted
pregnancies, sex and drug of HIV/AIDS, abuse, children are poorly facilitated in schools,
unemployment and use of abusive language. The study suggested that, there should be
implementation of appropriate laws, improving parent-child relationship, counseling by
religious and local administrators, employers should penalize drunkard employees,
government and people should subsidize peoples' economic activities. The family,
government, religious, cultural and NGO leaders should cooperate in condemning any immoral activities in society and there causes such as excessive drugs taking.
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