Since prevention is said to be better than cure

Since prevention is said to be better than cure, it is important to examine the root origin of the problem. Therefore in this study reasons behind smoking have been studied to understand why teenagers become correlated with smoking. It was observed in the present research that almost of the respondents were non-smokers 41 (58.57%) and 29 (41.42%) were smokers. Smoking problem is increasing day by day. Many kinds of frustration are the major cause of smoking. Students are rulers of future, who are addicted smoking rapidly. So we should stop smoking to left the students or future pioneers. The respondents suggested certain methods for demoralizing smokers. 5 respondents believed that high cost of the cigarette packets would reduce the amount of smokers. From the investigation, it was analysed that 21.42% respondents recommended “more advertisements (showing bad examples)” 11.4% respondents recommended “counselling, and 10% respondents recommended awareness programme in schools and colleges. Another suggestion was the prohibition on the cigarette as a whole.
Survey results indicated that peer influence, fashion, depression and curiosity were the main reasons behind starting smoking and that joy, addiction, and academic stress were the main reasons behind continuing smoking. thus it is very important to create preventive strategies to reduce smoking. Cigarette smoking is prevalent amongst school-going, college students in Delhi, therefore it is essential to study the different forms of smoking which would be helpful in planning the better antismoking programs. There is a need to implement public and private well-being interventions, with unique focus to the smoking trends and harmful effects amongst the students for the youth age group18- 25 who are the golden future of our nation. Smoking prevention programs should aim at identifying risk groups and finding measures to protect these vulnerable group from initiation.
Teenagers should be counselled on the effects of keeping bad company and advised to pick their friends wisely. Projects should aim at helping youngsters gain enthusiastic control so that they don’t surrenders to pressures from peers. Additionally since teenagers learn by imitation, older siblings and family members should be educated on the risks of smoking in the presence of youngsters and furthermore about leaving cigarettes at the disposal of adolescents. Young people ought to be upheld in methods for managing stress with the goal that they don’t turn to cigarettes. Smoking is proven to be harmful to health numerous diseases are related with it. Anybody with a smoking addiction has a higher percentage of having lung and other types of cancer. The only way to prevent the negative effects of smoking would be smoking to stop smoking altogether. Because Brooke Shields once said, “Smoking kills. In case you are killed, you’ve lost an essential piece of your life.