RAMBAN: Deputy Commissioner, Mussarat Islam presided over the second day of a capacity building training programme organised by the Department of Social Welfare. The programme focused on early detection and post-detection of drug abuse under the Mission Youth programme ‘Revitalisation of Youth Clubs’.
During the programme, youth club volunteers, students from Government Degree College Ramban, Anganwari and ASHA workers and other volunteers were trained on how to tackle drug abuse. They learned about early detection of addiction, counselling for youth and de-addiction.
The programme featured lectures from Chief Medical Officer, Dr Kaml Zadu, Block Medical Officer, Dr Gumeet Kaur and mental health experts. It was organised under the supervision of District Social Welfare Officer, Rahul Gupta in association with other departments.
The Deputy Commissioner emphasised the importance of raising awareness and spreading knowledge on these topics to prevent drug abuse. He also praised the efforts of collaborating departments and expressed his hope that these training sessions would help curb this menace more effectively.