Dept. > Social Work > NewsOne week observation on “International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking” 26 -29 Jun 17

The ‘International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking’ is a United Nations International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. It is observed annually on 26 June, since 1988.  The aims is to increase support for prevention of drug use that is based on science and is thus an effective investment in the well-being of children and youth, their families and their communities. The theme for 2017 is: "Listen First - Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe". It is an initiative to increase support for prevention of drug use that is based on science and is thus an effective investment in the well-being of children and youth, their families and their communities.

Department of Social work observed “International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking” from 26th June to 29th June 2017.  Department of Social work organized various awareness programmes such as; Exhibition, Leaf-let distribution, Street play, Theme dance and Mono act in collaboration with Mental Health Centre, Thrissur and Central Prison Viyyur, Thrissur.

Mr. O.J. Thomas (Senior Welfare officer), Ms. Saji Simon (Welfare officer) Centarl Prison, Viyyur and Ms. Seema Sunny, Head of the department of Social Work are attending the programme on 26th June 2017

Social work students performing Theme dance at Central Prison, Viyyur on 26th June 2017

Social work students performing Theme dance at Central Prison, Viyyur on 26th June 2017

Social work students performing Street Play at Palocaren Square, St. Thomas’ College (Autonomous), Thrissur on 28th June 2017

Social work students performing Theme dance at Palocaren Square, St. Thomas’ College (Autonomous), Thrissur on 28th June 2017

Updated on: 07 Jul 2017