Usage of drugs often leads to an addiction to the same. The dangers of addiction are many. It is a chronic disease characterized by drug seeking and use that is compulsive, or difficult to control- despite harmful consequences. Repeated drug use can lead to serious changes in the user’s brain- affecting their self-control and interfere with their ability to resist intense urges to take drugs, as reported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Substance abuse and addiction can be treated by psychological and medical help. Usage of substance is popular in some Indian states, especially Punjab. We must all pledge against the usage of drugs and work towards making India drug free.