International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

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The global problem of drug abuse is a multifaceted issue impacting millions of individuals worldwide. Those who use drugs often face societal prejudice and unfair treatment, which exacerbates their physical and mental well-being and hinders their access to necessary support. In light of this year’s theme, “People first: stop stigma and discrimination, strengthen prevention, “PCER in Chembur recognized the importance of raising awareness among adolescents about this serious matter. Consequently, the first-year Bachelor of Education students at PCER, Chembur, organized role plays and skits at their Practice Teaching Schools on 26th June, 2023, targeting 9th and 10th grade students. The students actively engaged with the skits and comprehended the underlying message conveyed by their student teachers. Some even shared personal experiences involving friends and relatives. The school students made a commitment to distance themselves from drugs and ensure the safety of their peers.