Impact of Drug Addiction on Youth in India: A Review

  • Shivani Nagar
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  • Shivani Nagar

    Research Scholar at Maharshi Arvind University Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Today youth drug abuse is a major epidemic in many nations, including India. Teens and young adults (15–25) are disproportionately represented among those who are severely addicted to illegal substances; these addicts are disproportionately represented among college and high school pupils. Addiction among young people has several root causes, the most urgent of which are curiosity, peer pressure, and the easy availability of narcotics like cigarettes and alcohol. Poor and underprivileged youth are not immune to drug use and addiction. For at least the last two decades, the globe has seen a disturbing increase in the incidence of drug users among the most productive and vital part of its population. The future of the country would be dreary and dark if their current lives were submerged in such addictions. The situation in India is dire at the moment. In this article, we'll look at how drug abuse affects young people, what leads them to experiment with drugs in the first place, why this is a problem, and what can be done for help and prevention.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 1, Page 1587 - 1601


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