A large gathering over 100 participants joined in the Awareness program organized by SLANA at Sri Sudarmara Viharaya, Dehiwala.
This program’s aim was to increase the parents and adults awareness on drugs and to protect their children from this risky situation. This kind of parental awareness programs are becoming very important for increasing the knowledge of the Sri Lankan citizens as the drug consumption in the country is increasing rapidly.
Abuse of drugs not only impact the human body causing Cancers, Brain Damage, Kidney and Liver Failures etc. but also the interpersonal relationships and the social fabric are destroyed as a consequence .It is noteworthy that non communicable diseases caused by drugs are rising presently.
The SLANA officials showed how and why it is important to have informed learning on drugs and provide guidance to the younger generations for fostering values to ensure a drug free future.