Prevention of addiction in Saudi Arabia
There are 6 methods that can be applied to protect ourselves and our children from the risk of addiction:
Prevention of addiction in Saudi Arabia requires a great awareness of the dangers of drugs and harm to addicts from the loss of the future or imprisonment or serious diseases such as AIDS, or death.
Care and attention
Most of the time people resort to substance abuse because of their loneliness and alienation, especially young people and adolescents, so they need to take care of friends and family as being close to them will enable parents to guide them in the right way, attention is one of the most important ways to prevent addiction in Saudi Arabia.
Overcoming psychological stress
Research and medical studies have proved that most people who use drugs were suffering from psychological diseases and nervous pressures such as depression, social isolation, and insomnia, and resorted to drugs because they think it is the only way out of all these problems, and therefore should help people suffering from these mental illnesses and stand by them.
Sports nourish the soul, and, and body, and it helps to improve the mental and mood, so we recommend exercise to protect ourselves from addiction.
Do not take painkillers and depressants
Analgesics and depression medications are the most important causes of addiction in Saudi Arabia, Therefore, you should reduce the use of these drugs, preferably to refrain from them if possible only under the supervision of a doctor.
Stay away from addicts
One of the most important ways to prevent addiction in Saudi Arabia is to stay away from addicted people; because they will seek in all ways to attract you to this world.