District Legal Services Authority Ganderbal in coordination with Tehsil Legal Services Committee Ganderbal observed “International Day Against Drug Abuse” at Qamaria Higher Secondary School Saloora Ganderbal on 27th of June 2022. The Programme was held under the guidance of Mrs. Tabasum Secretary District Legal Services Authority Ganderbal and under the chairmanship of Mr. Waseem Mirza, Chairman Tehsil Legal Services Committee.
Speaking on the occasion Advocate Mr. Zulfkar Alam, spread awareness amongst the participants about dangers of drug abuse as well as its relation with oral health and factors which lead to drug addiction and ways to prevent it. He highlighted the ill effects of drug menace on society. He said that indulging in abuse brings mental as well as physical stress to the victims which makes them vulnerable to other anti social activities. He said Drug abuse affects not only individuals who abuse them but also their families, friends, neighborhood and the community as a whole. Drug abuse has numerous negative consequences, especially to the addicts. He added that Drug abuse causes multiple illnesses, injuries, and deaths worldwide and is common among youths. The effects of drug addiction are profoundly manifested in health and behavior of addicts. Drug abuse deteriorates the human health.
Ill effects of drug abuse was depicted by students of school by performing in skits and also by way of speeches/debates. The programme was attended by staff members, PLVs and Students of the institution.