It’s a growing problem in today’s world. More and more youngsters are increasingly getting into all sorts of substance abuse – be it drugs or alcohol. In the recent years, Punjab has often come into the limelight for this reason as an increasing number of youngsters from the state have taken to drugs. But even down south, addiction is an increasing menace. Kailasapuram, a ZEE5 Original Series, throws light on how youngsters in this small township in Andhra Pradesh’s Vishakhapatnam is taking to drugs. The six-part series deals with a group of youngsters who first start smoking ganja, and then begin to peddle it for money and a good lifestyle.
This, however, is dangerous as apart from being involved in a criminal activity, they are also causing immense harm to their bodies as well. Happen to have a loved one battling an addiction problem and unsure of how to help? We give you four ways in which you can be of help. Read on:
Addiction is a serious issue which needs proper medical care. First, read up on the issue and try to identify the symptoms. That way, you will be able to figure out signs that they need help. But do not play doctor yourself. Your loved one will need proper medical care, so try to nudge them towards it, gently.