Phase 1. Recreational Use≫
Samar was a sportsman so kept away from addictive substances because it would affect his performance. However, he found himself having to cope with a relationship break-up and losing friends he used to hang out with. He didn’t know what to do, and felt helplessness, but then met some boys near his house who smoke weed.
Samar started using weed and convinced himself there was no other way out of his misery: “In that situation I think that I want to go but cannot. My friends also left me. She also left me. So I somewhere kept continuing.“