Drug addiction is a common problem all over the world .There are many forms of drug addiction,but the most dangerous of all is the absolute dependance on it.Long- term use of drugs causes permanent mental and physical sickness.Some kinds of drugs that cause disturbance of mind and body are heroin,marijuana,tobacco,valium,cocaine and alcohol.
Drug addiction is caused by environment.A few important environmental factors that may cause drug addiction are bad peer,influence and troubled domestic background.When young people remain in bad company and do experiment s in the name of adventure ,they may fall a prey to drug addiction.The people who are dissatisfied and discontented to their lives may resort to drug addiction in order to seek an escape from responsibilities of life.
WHATS THE REAL PROBLEM?
The most important problem that comes in this regard is the rehabilitation and recovery of a drug addict.In many countries,addicts and their families consider it a taboo to share their problem with others.They feel embarrassed to talk about it for the fear of being declared an outcast.
Rehabilitation centers are the best places for the recovery process of the addicts.The other factor that contributes in the rehabilitation of a drug victim is proper counseling.The sooner it is done the better it is for the victim.The counseling process must continue even after the drug addict is rehabilitated because of the dangers of relapse.
Drug addiction is a serious threat to any society.In Pakistan alone,there are almost five million drug addicts.Addicts undergo numerous economic,social and health problems.The governments all over the world have been trying to eliminate drug addiction from the society but still more efforts are needed to completely wipe it out.