- Legal approach: Legislation restricting or prohibiting advertisements
- Educational approach- educational programmers for school children and public information campaigns on electronic media.
- Community approach - involves a complex interaction of drug, man and his environment
- Rehabilitation - The "Rehab Centre" is the next stage after completing detox and primary treatment. It is a natural progression and an opportunity to learn in the community discipline. It Facilities for vocational training and sometimes the provision of sheltered work opportunities are useful in rehabilitation and help to prevent relapse.