Srinagar : Police in Budgam on Wednesday organised an awareness Programme on “Prevention of Drug Addiction” at Govt. Higher Secondary School Ichgam Budgam.
According to a police statement issued on Wednesday the Incharge Drug De-addiction & Stress Management Centre DPL Budgam Insha Hassan, Principal Government Higher Secondary School Ichgam Kifayat Hussain, 15 Staff members and 120 students of the school attended the programme.
Speaking on the occasion, Insha Hassan highlighted the role of school management in identification of substance abusers and its role in remedial measures thereof. She also laid emphasis on the psychological and social aspects of addiction. Detailed deliberations on various aspects of drug addiction and preventive measures especially in youth were also made.
The programme was organised by Budgam 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. Besides others, Principal of School 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.
According to the concluding para of the above referred statement, the participants thanked Police for organising such awareness programmes. All participants pledged to never indulge in any kind of substance abuse.