SAATHI conducts 9th off-site training camp in Chemchey

Gangtok, 26 Jul:

Sikkim against Addiction towards Healthy India [SAATHI] conducted their 9th offsite training camp for 91 students from Government Senior Secondary Schools of Singtam,Sombaria, Jorethang,Daramdin, Gyalshingand Legshipfrom 23-26 Jul atIndian Himalayan Centre for Adventure and Eco-Tourism [IHCAE) in Chemchey, South Sikkim, a press release informs.

Over the three-daycamp, various motivational and technical sessions on drugs along with learning based fun and physical activities were conducted with the students.

Session on basics of counseling was conducted by Counsellor from Namchi,PragyanDewan, while session on medical aspects of substance abuse was conducted by Psychologist from SingtamDistrict Hospital,DrDevendra Singh.

Likewise, session on life skills was taken by motivational speaker from Gangtok,AsishBangdel, while Sub Inspector, Namchi PS, Joy Gurung, took a session on legal aspects of drugs.

Similarly, counselor from Jorethang, BikashBista, held a session on the social stigma and discrimination associated with substance abuse and addiction.

Other activities during the camp included team building sessions, planning sessions, meditation, nature walk/physical training and talent hunt.