Awareness Programme on “Substance Abuse Prevention”

An awareness program on “Substance Abuse Prevention” was conducted by the Department of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, MCON, MAHE.

December 14, 2019

This awareness program was a part of the series of programs funded by National Institute of Social Defence, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, New Delhi. As part of this funded project, eight such awareness programs will be conducted for various institutions of MAHE and a total of 800 students will be sensitized over a period of three months on the ill effects and prevention of illegal substance abuse. Hundred students from Manipal College of Nursing participated in this one-day awareness program on 13.12.2019.

Dr. Binil, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, MCON and coordinator of the program welcomed the gathering. Mr. Manjunath, Circle Inspector of Police, Udupi, Dr. Geetha M, Director, Student Affairs, MAHE and Dr. Anice George, Dean, MCON were the dignitaries for the program.