DRUG ABUSE AND MEASURES OF INTERVENTION WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO HARM REDUCTION APPROACH
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Keywords

Drug abuse
Intervention
Harm reduction

How to Cite

Sarfaraz, S. F. (2013). DRUG ABUSE AND MEASURES OF INTERVENTION WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO HARM REDUCTION APPROACH. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 52(1), 51–62. Retrieved from https://www.jsshuok.com/oj/index.php/jssh/article/view/186

Abstract

Drug use and abuse is an old as mankind himself. Men have always had a desire to eat or drink substance that make them feel relieved stimulated or euphoric. Drug abuse is the use of illicit drug resulting into physical or psychological harm. Drug users who take drugs to seek instant remedies to their depression, frustration and anger suffer physically, economically, emotionally as well as socially. Drug use particularly injection drug use, puts people at risk of overdose death relapsing dependence, and medical conditions which are different and costly to treat. The risk for problems with drugs often goes hand in hand with risk for others social problems. The researcher has presented under a broad overview of general measures of intervention and specifically harm
reduction approach to drug control in terms of its definition principles stages and a practicing model which can be adopted in other areas and cities where the problems exists Dead people cannot recover from addition. Therefore, it is important to provide knowledge and awareness of effective interventions to minimize the negative consequences of active drug use and dependents.

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Copyright (c) 2013 Syeda Farhana Sarfaraz

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