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In an effort to eradicate the use of drugs among the youth, the Rotaract Club of Guwahati Luit had recently launched a drug abuse prevention campaign.

The campaign christened ‘Mukti – #DrugFreeYouth – Up for HOPE , Down for DOPE’ under which awareness campaigns/seminars etc would be run in schools and colleges on side effects of drugs on health, preventive measures etc.

They conducted the second session of Mukti at Gauhati University Model High School, Jalukbari which was attended by 100 students of the institution.

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Rohan Kedia conducted the session as motivational speaker who spoke on various issues supported by Prashi Sharma and Jyotish Kumar.

“Catch them young is the mantra if you want the society to be drug and addiction free. Hence, we are teaching them how to say no to their peer groups in case they are offered drugs, alcohol or tobacco. As a result of these sessions, students will be able to cope with emotional discomfort and trauma which is also a big reason why a person gets them into addiction of different substances,” an official statement said.

To run the campaign successfully, the club has partnered with few renowned counsellor, physiologist, fitness coach & life coach for their expertise.

Principal Munni Deka highly appreciated the project and requested such sessions to be regularly conducted across all schools & colleges to help the youth get rid of this menace.

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