addiction

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  • addiction 2019-07-28 21:04

    Iran, China cooperate on addiction science research

    TEHRAN- Iran and China will hold a joint workshop on addiction science from August 18 to 20 in Tehran, IRNA reported.

  • video game addiction 2019-05-13 19:16

    ‘Video game addiction could start in very young ages’  

    TEHRAN- Video game addiction could start from as soon as the age of three, so it is strongly advised that parents control such behaviors in their young children, said the director of Center for Addiction Studies. 

  • $8m earmarked for addiction prevention nationwide 2019-01-20 22:56

    $8m earmarked for addiction prevention nationwide

    TEHRAN – While a total budget of 330 billion rials (nearly $8 million) has been allocated to prevent addiction, the country is still short of budget in this regard, deputy head of anti-narcotics taskforce has said.

  • Harm reduction prevents spread of HIV, says official 2018-08-05 08:39

    Harm reduction prevents spread of HIV, says official

    TEHRAN — Harm reduction prevents spread of HIV and will help guarantee a great deal of drug users’ health, head of harm reduction office of Iran’s Welfare Organization has said, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • Addiction a major contributor to hepatitis C in Iran 2018-06-28 12:00

    ‘Addiction, main cause of hepatitis C in Iran’

    TEHRAN — Since drug users constitute the highest number of people infected with hepatitis in Iran, addiction can be considered as the main cause of the disease in the country, head of Iran’s Hepatitis Network said on Wednesday.

  • Ex-addicts can apply for business loans 2018-04-04 19:53

    Ex-addicts can apply for business loans

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Welfare Organization is providing ex-addicts with loans to start a business, head of the addiction prevention and treatment center of the organization has announced.

  • drug addiction 2016-12-27 09:01

    Alarming rise in female drug users

    TEHRAN – The director of the Welfare Organization of Iran has warned that drug addiction is increasing at an alarming rate among women of different age groups in the country.