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Drug abuse in youngsters:- Arooj Naeem

Drug-using is an affective disease of our society and most of its victims are youngsters. According to a survey shows a drug-addicted is increasing every twenty minutes. For the past several years, there was a news published in the newspapers regarding increasing drug addiction in educational institutions of Pakistan.

In the beginning, people engaged in smoking then start heroin and alcohol. Youngsters in Pakistan are the most affected by drugs and alcohol and the number of these addicts is increasing at the rate of 40,000 per year making Pakistan one of the most drug-affected countries in the world while the most disturbing fact is that majority of heroin addicts are under the age of 24.

Other countries like India, Maldives, Bangladesh, and Nepal all have drug dependence issues but the higher rate in Pakistan makes it the most exceedingly awful influenced all through South Asia. This is the reason why Pakistan is considered as a home for the use of heroin and is known as one of the biggest markets for heroin smugglers and dealers. Depression and disappointment sometimes become the reason for drug addiction among the youth. Clearly, the primary cause of drug abuse is the use of drugs, yet the indicators that appear to make certain individuals more susceptible to drug addiction are its use by the parents, mental issues, feeling of depression, absence of parental association, work stress, marital problems, monetary challenges, low cost and simple access to drug, anxiety, etc.

Depression and disappointment sometimes become the reason for drug addiction among the youth. Clearly, the primary cause of drug abuse is the use of drugs, yet the indicators that appear to make certain individuals more susceptible to drug addiction are its use by the parents, mental issues, feeling of depression, absence of parental association, work stress, marital problems, monetary challenges, low cost and simple access to drug, anxiety, etc.

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