Parental Awareness Important

Parental Awareness ImportantParental Awareness Important

Statistics indicate that more than half the families become aware of their children’s addiction to drugs five years after the onset of the problem, ISNA quoted Minoo Abbasi, sociologist as saying. “Therefore one of the key strategies to fight addiction is raising family awareness about symptoms of drug abuse,” she said. Young people are more susceptible to drug abuse, as “they are in a phase of life in which peer groups who may be involved in the use of psychotropic substances, can influence their behavior.”