عدد الشباب الذين يتعاطون المخدرات يرتفع بمقدار 50 في المائة منذ انتهاء الإغلاق

THE number of young people using drugs has shot up by 50 في المائة منذ انتهاء الإغلاق.

Figures show that a third of those aged 16 ل 25, about 2.6million, admitted taking an illegal drug in the past year.

The number of young people using drugs has soared by 50 في المائة منذ انتهاء الإغلاق

The number of young people using drugs has soared by 50 في المائة منذ انتهاء الإغلاقالإئتمان: جيتي

That was up from 22 [object Window] 2021.

Class A drug use was up from 11 ل 17 per cent and the number taking drugs once a week rose from 16 ل 23 نسبه مئويه.

And those addicted to drugs nearly trebled from five to 14 نسبه مئويه.
Charity The Mix polled 2,000 young people.

Deputy chief executive Zoe Bailie said: “The spike we have seen is extremely worrying and also preventable.”

Figures show drug- related deaths in England and Wales hit a record high of 4,859 العام الماضي.

It was the ninth consecutive annual rise, according to the Office for National Statistics.