Azerbaijan registered 30,000 drug addicts last year

05.09.2018,12:53


September 5, Fineko/abc.az. The Azerbaijani Narcological Dispensary has published statistical data concerning drugs addicts. According to statistical data, 30,000 drug addicts were registered last year.

The Ministry of Health recommends parents of underage children to be attentive.

The recent increase in the rate of drug users, one of the most dangerous social ills, is a matter of serious concern.

According to the data, the largest number of drug users consists of young people aged 18-25 years old. Also, 5 minors subjected to this evil were registered. However, in connection with their age, they were not held accountable.

It should be noted that illicit drug abuse among women has increased over the last two years.