welcome to drug and substance abuse reduction campaign

psn -rivers state
ensuring proper drug use,controlling drug misuse and abuse

WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR US.

Advocate

Lets joins hands as we spread the word against drugs and substance abuse through information and advocacy.

Support

Extend a helping hand to a victim. Support them and refer them for professional attention. They need help!!

do you know YOU can donate?

Support the campaign through your donations it will go a long way to reach out to more people.

KEY Timelines

The Road Map

Tuesday November 28, 2017: ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION where stakeholders from various sectors of the society developed actions plans for the actualization of the campaign’s 3-point agenda.

A WALK TO SAVE GENERATIONS

Wednesday 14th March 2018: A WALK TO SAVE GENERATIONS & UNVEILING OF CAMPAIGN BILLBOARDS. Road Walk to sensitize residents of Port Harcourt on the dangers of Drug and Substance Abuse. The Society also unveiled sensitization billboards at Rivers State University round about, University of Port Harcourt Junction, Choba and have identified 4 more spots in the state where more of these boards need to be erected.

empowering the workforce

March 26 – April 3, 2018: PSN Sponsored seven members for a training on the first two modules of United State Department of States recognized Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) for Substance Use Disorders organized by the Colombo Plan for addiction professionals which held at the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Lagos State. This was aimed at increasing the expertise and competencies of Pharmacists in providing the needed sustained support.

PSN-RIVERS STATE ON DRUG ABUSE MOVEMENT
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What We should know

Whether you snifff it, smoke it, eat it or shove it up in your ass, the result is the same; addiction.

Williams S. Burroughs

Drug use prevention is the best treatment and it cost less in lives and dollars.

Frank Kelly

Our Mandate

DSARC is a prompt response of the Rivers State Branch of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria to the daunting menace of Drug and Substance Abuse in Nigeria, particularly in Rivers State.

Strategize

To develop strategies to reduce the availability and distribution of illicit drugs through multi-stakeholder collaborative effort.

inform

To promote greater public awareness of the dangers of drug and substance abuse.

Support

Provide Sustained Support for persons with Substance Use disorders.

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