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Son on Drugs



Assalaamu ‘alaikum

I would like your advice.

I have a 33 year old son that’s on drugs. He has been in a few rehabs but just don’t want to come right. He refuses to move out of the house and when we put him out a few times then he comes after a week or 2 and says that his finished with drugs. He is alright for a while then he starts again.

We really don’t know what to do anymore.


Bismihi Ta‘ala

Respected Sister

Wa ‘alaikumus salaam wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh

We are greatly saddened by your plight. Our suggestion is that you allow him back home provided he agrees to the following aspects:

1. Daily he must participate in ta’leem at home for 10 minutes. Read from the book Fazaail e A’amaal of Shaikhul Hadeeth Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhelwi (rahimahullah).

2. He must first go out for at least 20 days with the Tableegh Jamaat. If you indicate which area you are from we could suggest who he must contact.

3. He must perform his five daily salaah.

4. He must not be out of the house from maghrib till fajr (except to go straight to the Musjid for esha and return with some good company).

5. He must read the book “Kicking the Habit” a few times. It can be downloaded from here.

6. Do not give him any money or any privilege.

May Allah Ta‘ala guide him. 

Answered by: 

Uswatul Muslimah Panel of ‘Ulama