Jammu and Kashmir Police Take a Lead in Dealing With Drug Addiction

by Julia Samuel on  January 11, 2015 at 4:02 PM Alcohol & Drug Abuse News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
Font : A-A+

Police Drug De-addiction Services Centre (PDDSC) commemorated their fifth anniversary on Saturday.
Jammu and Kashmir Police Take a Lead in Dealing With Drug Addiction
Jammu and Kashmir Police Take a Lead in Dealing With Drug Addiction

"After extremism, drug addiction is posing a serious challenge to our society and if this menace is not checked now it is going to assume problem with larger magnitude," Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Abdul Ghani Mir.

"I have always emphasized this that we have lost one generation to violence and we cannot afford to lose another generation to drugs," the IGP, who was chief guest to release souvenir HAYAAT, said.

The souvenir contains several chapters based on the work done by PDDSC J&K Police and DLL KU in rehabilitating the drug-abusers to start a new life.

"Although the magnitude of this problem here is not as big as it is in some other states like Punjab, but if not checked right now, it will assume bigger proportions. It will assume larger magnitude and it will affect our society, our youth and our generation together. It is in this context that JK police tried to understand its role and started contributing towards eradicating this menace," he said.

JK Police is the only force in the country to establish a Drug De-addiction Centre at the Police Control Room and to take a lead in the de-addiction process.

"We need to increase the level of awareness in the society and at the same time university can provide its academic and research based inputs once such cases are shared by the PDDSC J&K Police with us," said Syed Afad-ul- Mujtaba, DIG Central Kashmir Range.

Source: Medindia

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

More News on:

Drug Toxicity Cannabis Drug Abuse Screening Test Drug Abuse Signature Drug Toxicity Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Drug Detox Recreational Drugs are not Completely Safe Impact of Drug Abuse on Health and Society 

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive