Journal of Addictive Behaviors,Therapy & RehabilitationISSN: 2324-9005

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Drug Addiction: A Serious Issue

The abuse of alcohol and illegal and professionally prescribed drugs keeps on being a significant medical condition globally. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reports that roughly 5% of the total populace utilized an illegal medication in 2010 and 27 million individuals, or 0.6 percent of the universes grown-up populace, can be delegated issue drug clients. It is assessed that liquor misuse brings about 2.5 million deaths each year and that heroin, cocaine and different medications are answerable for 0.1 to 0.2 million deaths each year. As well as causing demise, substance misuse is likewise answerable for huge dreariness and the treatment of chronic drug use makes a huge weight on society. UNODC gauges that overall expenses identified with treating chronic drug use complete $200-$250 billion, or 0.3-0.4 percent of worldwide GDP; also, it is assessed that solitary 20% of medication clients got therapy for their reliance in 2010 [1].

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