Causes of narcotics addiction and Itsprevention ways in Nangarhar province Afghanistan
Mahfozullah Arifi, Bashir Ahmad Mohammadi, Fazal Hadi Fazli
Today, narcotics addiction like some other social and global treats such as poverty, climate change, wars, and deadly diseases is a huge and serious challenge to the humanity. Scholars believe that the numbers of casualties which are caused by narcotics addiction are more than any other treats in Nangarhar province Afghanistan. Furthermore, the number of addicted people here in Nangarhar province has been rising gradually and currently their number is reached to a half million. Narcotics have different types of effects concerning the addicted people such as fake happiness, lack of physical activities, body aching, redness of facial skin, vomiting, psychological and mental defects, and losing interest in making relations with friends and other social affairs. The first part of this research paper will discuss the definition of narcotics. Then, the second part will mainly discuss the causes of narcotics addiction in Nangarhar province. Third, the paper will discuss those ways which are very important in preventing narcotics addiction in Nangarhar province. The last part will contain recommendations.