Over the last three years, Maharashtra has had the largest number of people registering for drugs de-addiction in the country - TOI, Mar 10, 2015

Drug abuse a trend amongst students in Maharashtra

Designer drugs invading, soaring in popularity in Maharashtra: Narcotics Control Bureau - DNA, Saturday, 17 January 2015

Drug abuse a trend amongst students in Maharashtra

These were some of the headlines published in some most renowned newspapers in last three months explaining the state of Maharashtra in concern to the problem of drug abuse. The rampant rise in the no. of cases of addiction and students experimentation with drugs has worsened the situation more. In order to combat the same, DJJS under its Drug Abuse Eradication Program, Bodh organized a 2 hour workshop at Vishweshwarayya Abhiyantriki Padvika Mahavidyalay, Dilip Nlogy agar, Alama on March 13, 2015.

Drug experts from the organization demonstrated various concepts related to drug abuse like difference between use, misuse and abuse, how and why addiction happens and what are the various repercussions of drug abuse at mental, physical, psychological and societal level. Through various activities concepts were delivered and along with students, teachers were also involved in order to have a insightful knowledge for the subject. More than 300 students and 15 teachers attended the workshop and pledged to have that with them throughout their lifetime and also to disseminate the same in their immediate environment.

In order to organize such workshops at schools, colleges, workplaces you can mail us at [email protected] or can contact our nearest branch by clicking on www.djjs.org/contact.For more information visit at www.djjs.org/bodh.

Bodh- the drug abuse eradication program of DJJS, works for the elimination of drug abuse and eradication of drug demand through ‘Dhyan Therapy’, thereby transforming the drug afflicted society into an abuse free society; where people are mentally, emotionally and spiritually strong to safeguard themselves and the society against drug and substance abuse.

Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan is a multi-faceted socio-spiritual organization, founded and headed by His Holiness Ashutosh Maharaj Ji to actualize the vision of ‘Global Peace, through Self- Awakening’.

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