I belong to a reputable religious family My elder brother is a hafize-Quran. He is married having three children. My father sent me to a renowned center for religious education in Multan. One day, I got news about my elder brother's addiction so I had to discontinue my studies and came back to Karachi . He was taking drugs for last five years. He used to buy drugs from a peddler who also used his sister for this purpose. My brother had sexual relationship with his sister.
FROM SOBRIETY TO SUCCESS (STORY 19)
During my college life, I used to like to sit with a group of students who were fun loving. I used to enjoy their company and started coming back home late. My younger sister kept waiting for me but I did not care at all. Most of my group members were the chain smokers. Whenever they offered me cigarette, I refused. Upon my refusal, they made fun of me. Therefore, I could not resist any more that resulted in cannabis addiction.
Where Should I Be Placed?
My father was a heroin addict. My mother got divorced when I was 5 years old. She got second marriage but my step father did not accept him. I have two step brothers. My mother left me at my grandparents 'home. I felt rejected by my both parents. My real father also died of overdose, whereas my step father did not allow my mother to care me.I deprived of both parents. My mother did not want to annoy her husband and left me forever. I was growing as a stone on the way that is kicked by people.
Use Of Drugs Is A Foolish Decision
I belonged to a big family comprising of 15 members. Due to lower socio-economic status, we faced many problems. We used to quarrel with each other. I was youngest in my family and remained disturbed. I could not concentrate on my studies and most of the time, stayed out of home. My social circle was very big. I used gutka at the age of 13. My elder brother, too, was gutka user. Whenever I did not have money to buy gutka I used to get from my brother.At the age of 15, I started working at meat shop
Hiding the realty is not solution
With the grace of God, we are three brothers and two sisters. We were very happy family. But one day, my neighbor informed my mother that my younger brother is an alcoholic. My mother got angry at neighbor and hid this reality from my father. After few month, my father came to know about his alcoholic behavior when he came back home while drinking. My father tried to stop him but he did not follow. Due to his alcoholic behavior, he was fired from his job but he did not disclose it to parents
Addiction: A Threat For Whole Family
I belong to a reputable religious family. My elder brother is a Hafiz-e-Quran. He is married having three children. My father sent me to a renowned center for religious education in Multan.One day , I got news about my elder brotherís addiction so I had to discontinue my studies and came back to Karachi.He was taking drugs for last five years . He used to buy drugs from a peddler who also used his sister for this purpose. My brother had sexual relationship with his sister
FROM SOBRIETY TO SUCCESS (STORY 20)
In our teenage, I and my cousin heard about a medicine that was used to feel more energetic. One day, we both went to a drug store and purchased that medicine. We used that and found similar result as we had heard. Next day, we purchased more tablets and became habituated of that. Later on, we started heroin and could not get rid of it. My cousin died of addiction. My family wanted to get treatment for me but I did not agree. One day, engagement ceremony of younger sister was going to be held
FROM SOBRIETY TO SUCCESS (STORY 21)
I was dearest to my parents because of being only son. We were living in the area where gambling and addiction were frequently used. I also started smoking in my teen age. Gradually, I used cannabis and then heroin. After the death of my father, I was on the street and became beggar. I also have been involved in criminal activities. One day, an outreach worker of an NGO convinced me to get treatment then;
FROM SOBRIETY TO SUCCESS (STORY 22)
I had been a good student and worked hard to become a doctor. I got admission in medical college I had a dream to become doctor. I used to study with my class fellows till late night. I had to stay with them at their home. One of our college fellow used to take medicine to be more energetic to study for a longer time. One day, me too used that medicine. I felt too good and energetic
When Friends Become Foe
I belonged to an educated middle class family. I was a good student and my parents had many expectations from me. I was leading a good life. After intermediate exams, I went to Pakistan tour with my friends. My travel of Pakistan along with my friends destroyed my life forever. I did not know that friends with whom I am going to enjoy some moments of my life will become my foe. My friends were cannabis users. I started using cannabis because of peer pressure.