AlphaOne, Swami Vivekananda Drug De-Addiction & Treatment Centre and Volunteers of Amritsar Sparkling, successfully conducted the 2nd drive of 'Say No to Drugs' Campaign on January 23rd at Maqbool Pura to create awareness about the dreaded drug habit.
Swami Vivekananda Drug De-Addiction & Treatment Centre and
Volunteers ofAmritsar Sparkling,
successfully conducted the 2nd drive of 'Say No to Drugs'
Campaign on January 23rd at Maqbool Pura to create awareness about
the dreaded drug habit. More than 35 volunteers including Doctors,
Team AlphaOne and Volunteers of "Amritsar Sparkling - Be the
Change" participated in the campaign. The team went door-to-door to
create awareness about the assistance available for de-addiction,
medical facilities, treatments, mobile vans, ambulances and
counseling available to them at Pulse Hospital in Maqbool Pura.
volunteers distributed leaflets to educate the people about
De-addiction and the civic drive, "Amritsar Sparkling" and
motivated the residents to keep their area clean. The team interacted
and explained the value of this drive to the residents who came out
in support and agreed with the importance of the message. A team of
doctors from Swami Vivekananda Drug De-Addiction & Treatment
Centrealso held counseling sessions for drug awareness as well as met
patients in the privacy of their homes.
Prodipta Sen, Executive Director, Alpha G:Corp thanked the Doctors of
Swami Vivekananda Drug De-Addiction & Treatment Centre and the
scores of Volunteers for taking thenoble initiative to create
awareness about the dreaded drug habit."This is a collaborative
effort on our part along with like minded partners for our ongoing
civic and social initiatives, 'Amritsar Sparkling' and 'Be The
Change'. This collaborative initiative will continue to reinforce
and increase awareness about the importance of good health and
fitness among the residents as well as meaningfully and consistently
educate people about the dreaded drug habit. We hope to take this
initiative further and espouse a systematic approach for better
health and fitness with Say No to Drugs."
and Swami Vivekananda Drug De-Addiction & Treatment Centrewill
regularly organize awareness drives on a constant basis. There has
already been a glimmer of hope by way of a new determination among
drug users in the area to banish the drug habit. Over 50 people have
been treated and 8 have been certified fit to work by the Doctors
since the last 'Say No to Drugs' drive that was flagged off by
the Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Ravi Bhagat on November 14, 2014 in
Maqbool Pura to combat drug abuse in Amritsar.