Haryana, the city where Civil Hospital receives an average of 250 cases every month, in which maximum cases pertain to alcoholism followed by drug and tobacco addiction”, says Dr. Dr Brahmdeep Sindhu, senior psychiatrist and a representative of the Indian Psychiatric Society
This is not the complete picture but a glimpse of it. According to the Data, there has been a consistent rise in the quantum of drugs and liquor being seized, which increased to 7.656 kg in 2012 and 155.65 kg in 2013. The target of these supplies is not confined to a community, a section or a caste; it has been prevailed in the city of Haryana, how blood spreads in the blood vessels.
Divya Jyoti Jagrati Santhan has been working on this issue in the state of Haryana since 2006 and has executed various projects at communities, workplaces, Schools and Colleges in collaborations with organizations like UNODC, Varroc Excellence, Ministry of Health, Ministry of social justice and empowerment etc.. Adding another chapter in its long journey, BODH has conducted a program ‘Mukti - a step towards the complete and true liberation’ to sensitize people about the ill effects of smoking and alcohol specifically.
People from different parts of the city were invited who shared their perspective through quiz played. Youth, the vital among the audience got their myths shattered and resolved through true facts and figures. Sadhvi Yogdivya bharti ji, disciples of Shri AshutoshMaharaj ji, head and founder of Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan (DJJS) demonstrated through charts and presentations how addiction happens and how &what drugs does to the brain and body of a user. She also highlighted, why only some people falls into the trap of addiction and not all, defining the basic variations that typifies one’s mind and therefore the personality as a whole.
Drugs Trainers conducted a quiz on ‘WHY SHOULD I SAY NO TO SMOKING’, discussing various issues related to smoking and its effects on one’s body, mind and therefore to the personality.
Around 300 people attended the program and registered their determination to take the message of ‘establishing a drug free society’ forward in their respective areas.
Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan is a multi-faceted socio-spiritual organization founded and headed by His holiness Ashutosh Maharaj Ji to actuate the vision of ‘Global Peace through Self- Awakening’. DJJS is working towards social reformation and welfare of the communities, through its network of branches spread across the globe. On social front, its primary focus remains on gender, health, education, environment, drug-abuse eradication, bovine conservation and empowerment of disabled and prisoners.