Awareness Campaign on Drug Abuse Organised at Sohanda, Doda
As a part of on-going process of educating the local youth, Campaign to Raise Awareness against Drug Abuse was conducted for the local youth of Sohanda, Doda (J&K) under the theme ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’. During the campaign, Mr Prithvi Raj Sharma, Principal, Govt High School, Sohanda elucidated various points on drug abuse and its consequences in the day to day life. He educate them in detail on various Drugs of Abuse such as Tobacco/Nicotine, Club Drugs, Cocaine, Heroin, Hallucinogens, Inhalants, Synthetic Marijuana, Methamphetamine, Cold Medicines, Salvia, Steroids and other commonly abused drugs. He also emphasized on the various aspects like Drugged Driving, Drugs and the Brain, Medical Consequences, Mental Health, Prevention and Treatment. The highlights of the campaign included weaning away the students from the menace of drugs and efforts were made to project the health hazards and danger to social life of drug addicts. A large no of people attended the campaign. Mr. Prithvi Raj Sharma appreciated the measures projected by the event to keep them away from drug abuse and choose a healthy and progressive life.