Imphal, April 20,
Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol(CADA) organised awareness program against Drugs at Thiyam Konjil Warok Leikai, Imphal East District on Friday afternoon.
Ningthoujam Doren, Vice President of CADA expressed apprehension on the increase of drug users irrespective of ages in the state.
He added that abuse of alcohol and illicit drugs continued to be a major hurdle in the society causing serious health problem to youths and aged people.
He urged local Club and Meira Paibi to play main role in preventing drug uses in the society.
He further said, after a gap a long period the society today see rise in the Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) in the last 3 to 4 years. Taking the situation with extreme seriousness, Ningthoujam Doren said that if the society fails to prevent the drug users and guide them to the right path there is a possibilities that the one time HIV and AIDS which haunted the state might return.
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