Studies reveal that when children develop a relationship with God, they are less prone to develop relationship with drugs. But in order for this relationship to work effectively, it must be a result of personal choice and not a force adherence to religion because the latter might only lead to rebellion. Columbia University research shows that personal spirituality prevents adolescents from getting attracted to drugs and alcohol.
And because personal religious belief really matter to us, we must guide the little ones to the right path. Introduce them to some religious organization for them to be more active in church and not be hook on drugs and alcohols.