Seminar “Drug abuse prevention among youth”
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Department of Community Medicine, UMDC in collaboration with Anjuman-e-Insdad Manshiat and Anti Narcotics Force Punjab arranged an awareness seminar on “Drug abuse prevention among youth” in Health Sciences wing of TUF. Main objective of the event was to educate students about the harmful effects of drug addiction on health as well as their personal and professional life. Guest speaker, Prof Dr Imtiaz Ahmad Dogar, Head of Psychiatry Department at DHQ Hospital Faisalabad, addressing the students warned them that this menace of drug addiction was destroying our youth. He highlighted the sad reality of rising trend of drug addiction among college and university students. Drug addiction is increasing among Pakistani female population as well, he further added. We need to engage our youth in healthy co-curricular and sports activities to prevent them from indulging into drug addiction.
Prof Dr Imtiaz Ahmad Dogar, Head of Psychiatry Department at DHQ Hospital Faisalabad, addressing the students
Prof Dr AG Rehan, Medical Director, Madinah Teaching Hospital,addressing the students
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Dr AG Rehan, Medical Director, Madinah Teaching Hospital, said that parents should build strong and friendly bonding with their siblings to help them in their stressful situations, which is one of the common reason for drug use initiation. He further added that safe academic institutions environment and strong family system together can help in uplifting this menace from our society.
General Sectary of the Anjuman Insadad-e Manshiat, Mr Muhammad Anwaar and Medical Social Worker, Mr Amir Pervaiz also addressed the students
General Sectary of the Anjuman Insadad-e Manshiat, Mr Muhammad Anwaar and Medical Social Worker, Mr Amir Pervaiz also addressed the students and encouraged them to utilize their energies in social welfare and healthy activities rather than becoming drug addict.
Prof Dr AG Rehan presenting University memento to guests