Peer Tutors in Reducing Frequency Use of Addictive Substances (Glue Sniffing)

Erlina Y Kongkoli, Hamsiah Hamzah, Sumira Sumira, Herman Djewarut, Hasriany Hasriany, Andi Nilawati Usman

Abstract


Sniffing glue is categorized as inhalant abuse because its euphoria effect and volatile substance,  Indonesia is a country that has an increasing number of this abuse. This study aims to analyze the effectiveness of peer tutor in reducing frequency use of addictive substances, in this study especially glue sniffing. This research was a pre experimental research using one pre-post design group to identify peer tutoring in reducing frequency of addictive use in adolescent in banta-bantaeng sub-district of Rappocini, city of Makassar. The subject were adolescent who use addictive substance (glue) as much as 20 people. Result showed that characteristic of subject indicated that subject in this study majority are categorized as high risk person because they have low education and their job is day laborer. Frequency difference before and after experiment just two people, it means there are two person stop sniffing glue after intervention. 


Keywords


Peer; tutor; Sniffing; Glue; Drug.

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