Mental Health Program held at Caset Hr Sec School




Mental Health ProgramIn order to educate the youth about the drug abuse and its adverse effects on the society, Police Drug De-addiction Center conducted another School Mental Health programme at Caset Higher Secondary School Karan Nagar, Srinagar. More than 200 students of the school participated in the programme. The team of professionals which included counsellors and social worker headed by counselling psychologist Ashraf Sultan started the programme.

According to a police statement, in the first session, a social worker Manzoor Ahmad Yatoo spoke about the severity of the problem of drug addiction and the treatment facilities available at Drug De-addiction Centre PCR, Kashmir. He spoke about the early signs and symptoms, social factors of addiction and responsibilities of society in eradication of this evil.

In the second session counselling psychologist Ashraf Sultan spoke about the problem of drug addiction how a person gets involved in drug addiction, what are various causes which lead to drug addiction and what are various means and measures which can help a person to stay away from drug addiction, the statement informed.

Counsellors Ghulam Rasool and Ashraf Sultan held an interactive session also, in which the students asked many questions and raised queries about drug addiction. The queries raised by the students were answered in detail by the counsellors.

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