Afghanistan: Drug Addiction Tough to Beat in Kabul

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Patients at the Wadan Drug Rehabilitation Center are encouraged to do recreational activities in hopes it will give them skills.

Not only is Afghanistan a center of opium production, it has one of the world’s most serious drug addiction problems. An estimated 1 million Afghans, out of a total population of 28 million, are battling substance abuse.

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Monique Jaques is a freelance photojournalist working in Turkey and Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Drug Addiction Tough to Beat in Kabul

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