Budgam Police organised an awareness programme on “Prevention of Drug Addiction” which was held at Government Higher Secondary School Khanda Budgam. The programme was hosted by Ms Nusrat Andrabi Principal Higher Secondary School Khanda and Ms Insha Hassan Incharge Drug de-addiction and Stress Management Centre DPL Budgam. 28 Staff members and over 70 students of the school attended the programme.
The speaker Ms Insha 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.
All participants pledged to never indulge in any kind of substance abuse.
The programme was organised under the directions of *SSP Budgam Shri Tahir Saleem-JKPS* and the main motive behind conducting such programme is to provide awareness of drug de-addiction among the participants and their cooperation was sought in eradicating the social evils prevailing in the society particularly menace of drugs. Principal of the 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.The participants thanked Budgam Police for conducting such awareness programmes and building a bridge of trust between police and the youth.