Dimapur, August 27: The Evergreen Welfare Society, Mon in collaboration with the State Department of Social Welfare and Prodigals Home, Dimapur launched a programme on free home based detoxification treatment programme 2020 on August 25 on the theme “Drugs treatment works”. The programme was virtually launched by DC Mon.
In his message, the DC appreciated the initiative and assured that the administration and police will render full cooperation and support. He appealed the concerned department to extent the programme if the same goes satisfactory considering the present pandemic situation with no dugs treatment in the district.
The main objectives of the programme are to control substance abuse in the district of Mon and reduce the demand, considering the COVID-19 situation where mass gathering is not allowed. EWS has decided to conduct home detox programme to the people who uses drugs and alcoholics in the district headquarter and its surroundings villages with the minimum target of 20 clients in a month.
Proposed activities to be done during the home based detoxification treatment programme 2020 is to do proper assessment, counseling, medication, health monitoring and also to do family counseling and follow up by referral, said a EWS release. (Page News Service)