TramadolabuseamongNigerianyouthsis as common as the presence ofNigerian policeat checkpoints.
Drug abuse has become a mainstay among teens, to a point where it is now impossible to separate them from the various substances.
Our concern however is with the drug Tramadol.
I remember my days at the university. For most of us it was strictly on marijuana, and nothing else.
Our high was a seclusive kind of fun, where it was limited to very few people in an isolated place where we could burn our weed without fear or discrimination.
During this period we were considered the bad ones. Not until the reality of campus became clear to us and the abuse of pills and powder, we later discovered were the secret provinces of those who called us (weed smokers) names!
Before this time we were really ignorant about the Tramadol abuse among Nigerian youths.
The first time I actually felt it’s effect, was when a gentle friend (you will never suspect him) brought it to our house.
An hour or two later, the feeling of drowsiness takes over. The person becomes dull and slow while talking or walking.