Preventing Drug Abuse is a very important thing to do given that most drug addicts are youths who are the future hope of the nation.
The initial steps can be done is to provide knowledge about the dangers of drug abuse. Such as central nervous tissue damage that can lead to decreased ability to think and creativity followed by the breakdown of vital organs in the body such as liver, heart, eyes, skin and others.
Prevention of drug abuse can also be done by:
- mature personality
- Increased self-esteem and confidence
- Increased ability to solve problems
- Improved health and healthy living culture both physically and mentally.
All this can be started from the smallest neighborhood of the family. Thus the role of family in this case is very important.