Today every country in the world is no longer secure from the menace drug abuse. Even in USA is its grip, India is not far behind.
Drugs have been used for medical purposes since quite some time now. But now a days, people all over the world are using drugs and narcotics freely. The abuse of narcotics has caused wide spread concern to all the nations of the world.
The number of people using opium, sedatives and other narcotics has crossed various dimensions. Thus the abuse of drugs has become an major concern. In India their number has been increasing at an alarming rate. Its use has gripped many young men and women. Mostly it is the younger generation, who fall prey to it.
The rampant abuse drugs thus cripple the coming generation. The addicts become immoral and commit crimes of various so in order to get drugs. They lose their conscience, self-control, will power and memory. They also eventually indulge in anti-social activities.
Eventually, the abuse of drugs has an untimely death if not checked in time. More than 80 per cent heroine addicts in India are in the age – group of 12-25 years. The abuse of drugs has been found mostly in the urban centers of our country.
Our government has taken steps to track the abuse of drugs, provide medical treatment for the addicts. Many kinds of treatments have been chalked out for detoxification, however they are insufficient.
Our attitude should be kind, sympathetic and human towards. Many centers have been set up for dead diction of drug abusers we ought to educate people about the abuse of drugs through various purposeful means of communication. More and more efforts are needed by all to check its spread.