“Whoever is ready or willing to help a drug addict should change their mind set about them because many of them think that there is nothing good they have to offer. They need to forget about what made them start and focus on how to quit.”
Dalilah Uwera, Nyakabanda Resident.
“Providing non judgmental advice and support is a good way to help. Drug addicts are scared to approach people for help because of the constant criticism.
Damalie Tumushime, Remera Resident.
“The best way to rehabilitate drug addicts is to have some time with them in order to discover the source of the problem. Many of them use drugs as an umbrella to hide away from family issues.”
Djasmir Usabase,Kicukiro Resident.
“The best way is to invite them for a drink (beers) so that you attract his or her attention and then take advantage of your time and show the person the impact of what he or she is doing.”
Fidele Ntezimana, Nyamirambo Resident.