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Herworld (Malaysia) - - HER STORY -

“En­gage them and re­mem­ber that just be­cause they show the symp­toms, that doesn’t mean they are on drugs or are ad­dicts. Check the level of sever­ity first, and then mo­ti­vate them to seek help. Out­pa­tient coun­selling is avail­able for those at the ex­per­i­men­tal and so­cial stage, while there are both short-term and long-term res­i­den­tial pro­grammes at Pen­gasih for those who abuse drugs reg­u­larly or are ad­dicted. Re­mem­ber that scare tac­tics won’t work, es­pe­cially in the ex­per­i­men­tal stage, be­cause they’ve never ex­pe­ri­enced hit­ting rock bot­tom. They’ll tell you that us­ing drugs made them so much more con­fi­dent – so, tell them that you are aware of the gains they get from it, but also lay out the detri­men­tal ef­fects.”

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