Jalandhar December 20 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen The Freudian Psychological Society of HMV organised a workshop on Drug Abuse : Problem and Prevention. The Resource Person, Ms. Ramandeep Kaur, Counselling Psychologist was welcomed by Dr. Ashmeen Kaur, Head of the PG Department of Psychology with a planter and painting by the students of HMV, as a token of appreciation.
In the course of the workshop Ms. Ramandeep explained the types of drugs and the levels of addiction prevalent in today’s world. She discussed the causes and factors that play a major role in addiction like socio-economic status, quality of life to peer pressure and exposure. She further shed a light on the warning signs and symptoms and how these work as in indicator of persisting abuse.
Ms. Ramandeep then discussed the care and management aspects of drug abuse leading to rehabilitation and medication in cases of relapse. During this event Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen also talked about the problem of drug abuse. She also discussed how students can involve themselves in various activities to abstain from such harmful addictions. Ms. Ramandeep added on the types of therapeutic approaches, medication and other methods of treatments available. She also stated how impactful the role and support of family is in such cases.
The workshop was attended by over 50 students from various streams who actively participated and asked queries which tended to by Ms. Ramandeep through the course of the event. Ms. Deepal and Ms. Kalyani from B.A. Sem 5 anchored the event. Faculty members, Ms. Harpreet, Ms. Shruti and Ms. Niharika were present. Ms. Shirleen from B. Voc (MHC) Sem 5 gave the vote of thanks.