SAY NO TO DRUGS!
A seminar was recently organised in Presidium Indirapuram by Indian Red Cross Society, Delhi Branch in association with the National Institute of Social Defence, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Narcotics Control Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs. The programme addressed a growing need to educate school children about drugs based on the idea that ‘Prevention is Better than Cure’. They have conducted the programme in over 80 schools in Delhi covering 22000 children and 800 teachers. The programme has been widely appreciated. The seminar included the presentation of a short film followed by an interactive questions/answers session. It aimed at creating awareness about substance abuse and drugs. The topic was discussed in depth and all the possible ways were used to empower and educate students about drugs.