*Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab State Branch, Organizes Series of Awareness Camps to Combat Drug Abuse*
 
The Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab State Branch, in collaboration with the Drug De-addiction Centre, Nawanshaher, has launched a comprehensive drug de-awareness program, reaching out to various segments of the society through a series of awareness camps.
In the past week, the organization has conducted camps in multiple locations, including schools, colleges, and community centers, covering Nawansheher district. The camps aim to educate people, especially youth, about the dangers of drug abuse, its consequences on health, and the importance of seeking help.
The awareness camps feature interactive sessions and lectures by experts in the field of drug counseling and rehabilitation. Participants are also provided with resource materials and information about the services offered by the Drug De-addiction Centre.
The program has received an overwhelming response, with many participants expressing gratitude for the initiative.
The Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab State Branch, plans to continue the drug de-awareness program, reaching out to more areas and populations in the coming months.
 
Indian Red Cross Society Punjab State Branch Drug De-addiction and Rehabilitation Centre Patiala
 
In a proactive effort to address the issue of drug abuse among truck drivers, the *Indian Red Cross Society Punjab State Branch Drug De-addiction and Rehabilitation Centre Patiala* organized a special awareness lecture at the Truck Union in Patiala. The session focused on educating drivers about the causes, consequences, and available treatments for drug addiction.
The lecture, attended by a significant number of truck drivers and union members, emphasized the critical role of awareness in combating substance abuse within the transportation sector. Speakers highlighted the detrimental effects of drug abuse on personal health, professional life, and public safety.
This session fostered a supportive environment where drivers felt encouraged to seek help and support their peers in overcoming addiction.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab State Branch Drug De-addiction and Rehabilitation Center Nawanshahr
 
Organized an awareness seminar in relation with “International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking” at Sandhu Institute of Nursing, Mahalon (S.B.S. Nagar).
The seminar gathered students and faculty members, who were keen to learn about preventive measures, rehabilitation opportunities, and the societal impact of drug addiction. The speakers from the team Red Cross at the event emphasized the importance of early intervention, community support, and holistic approaches to combating substance abuse.
Participants engaged in interactive sessions, Q&A segments, and received informational pamphlets detailing available resources for those seeking help. The seminar concluded with a pledge to continue spreading awareness and offering support to those affected by drug abuse in the region.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab State Branch, Chandigarh*, in collaboration with *Punjab Red Cross Integrated and Rehabilitation Center, Kurali and *District Red Cross Branch, Rupnagar*
 
Celebrated *International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking* on June 26, 2024, at two different locations: *(i) District Red Cross Branch, Ropar *and *(ii) Institute of Automotive and Skills (RIADS),Ropar.*
The theme for International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was *The evidence is clear: Invest in prevention”*
The *message aimed* to raise awareness of evidence-based prevention strategies, emphasizing their impact in mitigating the harms of drug use. The *primary objective* of celebrating this day was to educate young people about the dangers of drug abuse.
A *RALLY-CUM-AWARENESS WALK* was conducted, featuring slogans illustrating the harms of drugs and advocating against their use.
In this rally, young individuals were encouraged to take the lead, mobilizing the public around the campaign’s message.
Total beneficiaries:100+
 
Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab State Drug de-addiction Centre, Patiala
 
Organised an awareness lecture on International anti-drug day and illicit trafficking in Training Jail School Patiala.The event was organized to commemorate International Anti-Drug Day and focused on combating illicit trafficking and substance abuse.
The initiative aimed to educate participants about the dangers of drug addiction and the societal impacts of illicit trafficking. Various experts from the Punjab State Drug De-addiction Centre delivered insightful presentations, highlighting preventive measures and treatment options available for individuals struggling with addiction.
total beneficiary- 60