Awareness camp on drug abuse held

Srinagar: An awareness-cum-counseling programme on “Drug addiction in youth” was held on Sunday at Islamic Public Library, Firdous Abad, Batamaloo.
In a statement, a spokesman said that the aim of the programme was to aware the people of the locality regarding drug addiction menace in Batamaloo locality.
The programme was conducted by Social Reform Organization, Bonopara Batamaloo, which runs a “No Addiction Centre” in the locality.
The SRO head, Javaid Ahmad Dar, said that the need of the hour is to aware our youth about the horrific and devastating consequences of drug addiction so that they may shun it.
“It is our duty to spread awareness about drug addiction in youth lest they fall in this quagmire,” Dar said.
He also said that we must befriend addicted youth in order to bring them back on track.