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A common misconception regarding drug addiction is that it only affects the life of the user.
Suggesting his followers to stay away from bad influence that can lead them to drug addiction, the 'Agneepath' actor said, "when your friends tell you that a single puff can do no harm, don't listen to them.
According to the Mayo Clinic, drug addiction, also called substance use disorder, is a disease that affects a person's brain and behaviour, and leads to an inability to control the use of a legal or illegal drug or medication.
The fund's head Amr Othman said that they are adopting several programmes including eliminating drug addiction, drug prevention, as well as a plan to integrate awareness against drugs in the school curriculum.
Justice Amir Farooq of the IHC heard the case filed by Lucky Foundation against the growing drug addiction in the educational institutions.
Prof Dr Muhammad Faheem Malik made these remarks while addressing the concluding ceremony of a two-day workshop on how to deal with the menace of drug addiction held here at Hafiz Hayat Campus of the UoG.
"Drug addiction in Bahrain is just 0.974pc of the total population," he said in a statement issued following the weekly session yesterday.
PAP even stressed that the Philippine Mental Health Law, which President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law last June 2018, recognized drug addiction as a disease where 'people can recover from and manage their addiction with appropriate treatment and support.'
LAHORE -- A high level meeting, chaired by Punjab Health Minister Professor Yasmin Rashid, approved the formation of an anti-narcotics special taskforce to tackle the growing menace of drug addiction in principle.
Psychologists group recommends more 'humane' approach vs drug addiction issue !-- -- Kristine Joy Patag (philstar.com) - January 7, 2019 - 5:24pm MANILA, Philippines A group of psychologists on Monday expressed opposition to the government's approach to drug addiction as the Philippine Mental Health Law was signed which defined addiction as a disease.
They urged the parents and teachers to play their role in ridding the youth of the menace of drug addiction. Talking about the roadmap for protection of youths from use of drugs, the speakers said that besides creating new job markets for young people the parents and teachers must keep a vigilant eye on their children and students besides engaging them in positive activities like sports and cultural shows.
New York, NY, October 12, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Drug addiction has been a growing and prevalent issue not only in the states but all across the globe.
Summary: Call for special section in schools to monitor students for drug addiction
Pakistan has a drug addiction problem, but there are almost no treatment facilities to treat drug addicts.