Issues of Addiction on Community

Ram Kumar Garg

Abstract


Addiction has a severe impact not only on the individual, but those closest to them, and society as a whole. A substance addiction deteriorates an individual's physical and mental well being. Many times, an individual will lose their job and their family, resulting in sustaining support from society.

This includes health care expenditures, lost earnings, and costs associated with crime and accidents. This is an enormous burden that affects all of society - those who abuse these substances, and those who don't.

Every community is affected by drug abuse and addiction, as is every family. Drugs take a tremendous toll on our society at many levels

Keywords


Substance abuse, Health and sexual, Psychological, Social problems

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