RAWALPINDI: Psychiatric counselling and clinical rehabilitation are the most recommended remedies for drug abuse victims, said Dr Faisal Rashid Khan from Soch Foundation.
He was speaking at a seminar held to aware the students about drug addiction, its causes and effects as well as remedies. Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU)’s Department of Communication and Media Studies had organised the seminar on Wednesday. The main reasons which push youth to substance abuse may be depression, social pressure, unintentional dependency of medicines, lack of self-control for experience, and to enhance performance, he said.
The addicts should open up themselves to their parents, teachers and friends to seek guidance, he said.Communication & Media Studies head Dr Ahlam Tariq presented shields to the guests.