Introduction: Drug abuse is becoming the emerging problem in the youth which breaks back of any nation and it is more
prevalent in tourist areas.
Material and Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted during the month of January 2015 at health camps organized
in a tourist area by an NGO HR foundation. Total 200 subjects were studied.
Results and conclusion: In this study majority of cases were males belonging to younger age groups. Majority of the patients
belonged to lower socioeconomic section. 60% of the subjects were poly substance abuser. Charas was the most commonly abused
substance followed by alcohol.