Addiction is a powerful enemy to mankind. An addict person cannot fight against addiction alone. Because it is ruthless enemy spread all over the world. In India nearly 72 million people are suffering from addiction as per UNO records and increasing day by day. Addiction not only affects an individual physically but also psychologically, financially & has Social Impacts.
One of the most spreading social effects of addiction is its impact on children. The young and innocent are no match to the cruelty of addiction. The tender minds are scarred and in many instances, damaged permanently. Only dedicated effort can stop the damage and rescue the children.
Lot of people in prisons are there because of addiction related crimes. Either the crime was committed under the influence of drugs & alcohol or the crime was induced by addiction and the need for money. From petty robberies to planned mafia activities or rape, murder and other crimes, the persons committing the crime are under the influence of the mind changing substance called addiction.