The report said in Punjab the prisoners who are addicted
to drugs have been allocated barracks that are called recovery centres.
"We support recovered addicts
and their families through integration and social care programmes offered by psychological and social specialists, in addition to raising awareness among youngsters in schools and universities as well as family support programmes aimed at teaching families about the proper way of dealing with addicts
," she said.
are glued to their phones, so they're more distracted, more dangerous, and more likely to cause a crash," the report said.
He requested the people to admit their relatives, which are the addicts
like ice, heroin and other drugs.
He said that the social welfare department had told him that the government did not provide even a penny for the rehabilitation of addicts
and had not constructed a rehabilitation centre which could take the burden of the large number of addicts
'Addiction is a mental disorder that causes changes in the behaviour of the individual, which is treated physically in the first stage and the next stage is psychotherapy, which forms 90 percent of the treatment of addicts
, ' said Setara Azizi, head of the addiction treatment center.
Kisauni is one of the areas with the highest number of drug addicts
Thus on one hand, the cocaine-addicts are shifting to this deadly drug while on the other, a large number of girl-students living in bachelor-hostels have also been reported to get addicted
to this drug.
Between the three groups of non-internet addicts
, minimal addicts
and moderate to severe addicts
, higher frequencies of behavioural patterns were observed in the minimal addicts
and the differences were all statistically significant.
Meas Vyrith, the secretary-general of the Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD), told The Post that the heads of health centres, the police and relevant authorities are finding drug addicts
across communes to send to rehabilitation.
More than 800,000 people in Pakistan between age of 15 to 65 are addicted
to use heroin, and many other drugs according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
Symptoms of power addicts
include, but are not limited to, the following: self-glorification, distorted self-worth, display of messianic tendencies, excessive confidence in their opinions, being out of touch, and having their own version of history.
He said this would also alleviate recidivism among former addicts
due to difficulty in securing employment.
Syed Ishaq, who runs a grocery shop close to the building, said narcotics and addicts
had affected his business.
Pakistan has a drug addiction problem, but there are almost no treatment facilities to treat drug addicts
. Those willing to give up their drug addiction have very few places to go to.