Police organises awareness programme on Prevention of Drug Addiction in Budgam

Srinagar: Police in Budgam organised an awareness Programme on “Prevention of Drug Addiction” at Higher Secondary School Humhama Budgam.
The programme was hosted by Ms Samia Geelani Principal Higher Secondary School Humhama and Ms Insha Hassan In-charge Drug de-addiction and Stress Management Centre DPL Budgam. 35 Staff members and over 200 students of the school attended the programme.
Speaking on the occasion, Ms Insha Hassan highlighted the role of school management in identification of substance abusers and their role in remedial measures thereof. Thrust was also given to the psychological and social aspects of addiction. Detailed deliberations on various aspects of drug addiction and preventive measures especially in youth were also discussed.
The programme was organised by Police with the motive of generating awareness among vulnerable age group about ill effects of drug addiction and to seek cooperation of the society in eradicating the social evils prevailing in the society particularly menace of drugs. Principal of the school also highlighted the role of parents and said that parents have a greater responsibility in social development of a child as they act as the first teachers and guides of their wards.
The participants thanked Police for organising such awareness programmes. All the participants pledged to never indulge in any kind of substance abuse.

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