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Our aim is to wean away youngsters from addiction and bring them into mainstream of society: LG Sinha

Lays foundation stone for Drug De-Addiction Centre at Jammu

JAMMU: The Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha today laid the foundation stone for Drug De-Addiction Centre at Jammu.

Addressing the gathering, Sinha said, “We are witnessing a worrisome trend of substance abuse. Our aim is to wean away youngsters from addiction and bring them into the mainstream of society”.

“We have identified some high-risk districts which are being provided special attention to enhance community participation, public cooperation, and youth-led awareness campaign to counter the menace of drug abuse”, he added.

We have also intensified our efforts to fight narco-terrorism unleashed by neighbouring country. Drug De-Addiction centre will act as an integrated centre where addicts will be treated, counselled, enabled to learn new productive skills & rehabilitated with utmost care & affection, LG Sinha said.

 

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