In the recent “Mann Ki Baat” by our Honourable PM Shri Narendra Modi ji, on “Drug Free India“, He mentioned about the dire need for awareness among youth about the impact that drugs have on any human being.
What may seem to be fun for a short duration of time, can ruin your entire life. They say that about 98% of cocaine users started with cigarettes. According to a study conducted by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, over 10 lakh people die due to tobacco addiction and related diseases in India every year. Those who smoke tobacco easily fall prey to other addictions. 44 per cent of tobacco users (in the age group of 12 to 15 years) have been found to be addicted drugs such as ganja, cocaine and heroine, according to various studies 65% of ganja and 98% cocaine users surveyed said they began with tobacco Those who smoke 15 cigarettes and more per day were found to be addicted to using ganja frequently.
Well, there is no dearth of research on this topic, but what is the need of the hour for the drug addicts is a loving, caring environment, where they can shun such addictions and rehabilitate their lives.
Art of Living’s De-addiction program is the natural Solution to Drug & Alcohol De-addiction. The program gives a natural and clean intoxication from breathing techniques or pranayama gears one to take on life’s challenges without resorting to old addictive behaviours. It purifies the nervous system which is worst affected by substance abuse. In turn, one regain good health.
In one of the worst affected states of India, Punjab; De-addiction program has helped transform lives of many.
A small video shows the work done.
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May our society be free from this curse of Addiction of Alcohol and Drugs.
By Namita Bohara