Police organises drug de-addiction awareness programme in Pulwama
SRINAGAR: The J&K Police on Saturday organised a drug de-addiction awareness programme in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
The event was held in collaboration with NGO ‘Kashmir Pulse’ at Town Hall Pulwama.
The spokesman said that Deputy SP headquarters Pulwama Showkat Rafiq Wani was the chief guest at the event which was attended by lecturers, teachers, students of various schools and other citizens of the area.
On the occasion, Dy SP Hqrs Pulwama in his inaugural speech 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.
He also sought the cooperation of people in eradicating the social evils prevailing in the society, particularly drug de-addiction.
He highlighted the role of parents and said that parents had a greater responsibility in the social development of a child as they act as the first teacher and guide of their wards.
The chairing officer also spoke about preventive measures and the role of J&K Police in the prevention of drug addiction.
He spoke about the socio-economic factors contributing to drug addiction and preventive measures thereof and also explained the ways to know the warning signs and symptoms of a drug addict.
He further said that to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, public cooperation is necessary and Police is always available for help to those who are victims of this addiction and will make all possible efforts to help and rehabilitate those affected persons.
Speaking on the occasion, Paramedical staff also highlighted the need for understanding psychological and legal aspects.
Detailed deliberations on various aspects of drug addiction and preventive measures especially in youth were also discussed.