In our times many people sadly believe that drugs offer solutions to psychological problems. The number of individuals who turn to drugs as a means of escape from real life is increasing by the day. The alarming level of drug-addiction is a major social evil that we need to combat with all our resources. This book comes as a blessing to those who seek to alleviate the headaches and heartaches drugs bring into the life of many. It offers useful information about what drugs are , why people take to drugs , what dangers drug-taking involves , how the addicts can be detected and how we can help them. It also gives a very useful directory of rehabilitation centres in the major cities of India.