How does the use of drugs affect society?
Posted by Trust care on September 13th, 2021
Rounding up the facts and figures the drug rehabilitation center in India often creates a survey regarding the consumption of drugs in every genre, providing the government of India with an exact ratio and figures as to what should be done in the future regarding this hazardous issue. These drug rehabilitation center in India, every year have at least more than 500+ new patients suffering from the habit of drug consumption. There are more than 10,000+ drug rehabilitation center in India, running currently.
The estimated cost of drug abuse in India, including the illegal drugs, tobacco and alcohol rounds up to be more than Rs740 billion a year which has been growing since then by a report according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Costs by Drug Type:
The estimated costs of drug use mainly vary depending upon the source, how the data is collected, and the year the data was collected. While NIDA reports the total overall cost of opioid use at Rs 78.5 Billion, which was estimation collected in the year 2013. Because of the misuse of opioids, the number and price of this drug have been at a substantial rise since the demand and use of the drug is figured out.
Some of the estimated total costs related to each type of drug induced are as follows:
Other costs to society:
The total costs to society for substance abuse goes beyond the financial costs including:
Drug abuse costs the nation more than Rs120 billion per year in lost productivity, according to The National Drug Intelligence Center. Included in that lost productivity are reduced labor participation, incarceration, premature mortality, hospitalization, and participation in treatment programs away from work.
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