Psychiatrist raises alarm over drug abuse in Adamawa

Vandi, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Yola, expressed concern over the increasing rate of drug abuse among different age groups.

According him, the hospital admits over 100 cases with mental and health issues.

”The use of psychoactive drugs especially among , is becoming an issue of concern.

”On daily basis, the hospital receives between three five mental cases mostly drug abuse.”

He said almost all the patients were males between ages 13 and 55.

Vandi advised inculcate moral upbringing in their children, enable them stay away from drugs.

He said the hospital lacked equipment and adequate and urged the state and Federal Government to support the hospital in these areas. (NAN)

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