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Health Awareness: The Dangerous World of Drug Addiction

The ongoing investigations and the media reports on death of Sushanth Singh Rajput #SSR in recent days is highlighting on drug mafia in Bollywood industry.  If we believe the reports, shocking news and stories about drug and narcotics use and its connection to high level parties is coming out in everyday news.

Why and what makes people take drugs? Why it is so dangerous? There is lot to learn about dangerous of drug addiction.

Addiction is a chronic, often relapsing brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences to the addicted individual and to those around him or her. Many people do not understand why or how other people become addicted to drugs. It can be wrongfully assumed that drug abusers lack moral principles or willpower and that they could stop using drugs simply by choosing to change their behavior.

In reality, drug addiction is a complex disease, and quitting takes more than good intentions. In fact, because drugs change the brain in ways that foster compulsive drug abuse, quitting is difficult, even for those who are ready to do so. Through scientific advances, we know more about how drugs work in the brain than ever, and we also know that drug addiction can be successfully treated to help people stop abusing drugs and lead productive lives.

Remember: Drug abuse and addiction have negative consequences for individuals and for society.

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Drug Abuse Statistics: Click here to know more

Drug Abuse Statistics

Types of Drugs: Click here to know more

Types of Drugs

And There is Krokodil: Click here to know more

And There Is Krokodil

Why do people take drugs?: Click here to know more

Why Take Drugs?

Harmful World of Drugs: Click here to know more

Harmful World of Drugs

Reasons of Drug Addiction: Click here to know more

Reasons Leading To Drug Addiction

What Is The Problem With Drugs?: Click here to know more

Problems With Drugs

Consequences of Drug Addiction: Click here to know more

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Consequences of Drug Addiction

For more please visit:

  1. https://www.unodc.org,
  2. https://www.girlshealth.gov
  3. https://www.summitbehavioralhealth.com/


Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: September 7, 2020

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