27January2020

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

Awareness on Drug Abuse, Alcoholism & Suicidal Issues Conducted at Campbell Bay Island

Port Blair, Jan 16: On 13/01/2020, Shri. Jagdev Singh Yadav, DANIPS, SDPO Campbell Bay, conducted awareness programme on Drug Abuse, Alcoholism, & Suicidal issues at Joginder Nagar village, Campbell Bay. The general public were apprised about the ill effects of the drug abuse & alcoholism and its impact on the society at large. He further, advised the gathering that consumption of drug & alcohol is stigma to the society and one should refrain from consuming drugs & alcohol which is injurious to health also. 

In addition, he discussed in general regarding the issue of rising suicidal cases in Campbell Bay Island and he also told public about the new initiative of Nicobar Police “Life is Precious” to counter the suicide tendencies and depression is local people. Public were briefed about signs of depression and urged to take appropriate medical guidance to cure the same. Help of medical department is also being taken in this noble initiative.