Abu Dhabi Police in drive to raise drugs awareness
Abu Dhabi, July 1, 2014
Abu Dhabi Police have issued five ‘Guidebooks’ to raise awareness about the dangers of drugs.
The step falls within the framework of the ‘They Fooled Me’ campaign launched recently by the Ministry of Interior, said a statement.
The booklets aim to raise the awareness of all community members – especially the youth, it said.
Colonel Sultan Suwayeh Al Darmaki, chief of the Anti-Drug Section at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, said: “Prepared by the Anti-Drug Section in collaboration with the Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the booklets support anti-drug efforts, battle drug use as an affliction, and raise public awareness about how dangerous they are.”
The booklets include several paragraphs that present both purposeful informative and educational characteristics that are easy to understand and comprehend, he said.
It is aimed at strengthening the youth’s capabilities mentally, socially, and culturally in addition to developing their self-confidence and enlightening them about the roles they play in society. This would eventually yield positive achievements and bring wellbeing to society, he added.
The topics include ‘What Do You Know about Drugs?’; ‘Were Drugs Available in Ancient Times?’;’Reasons for the Spread of Drug Abuse’; ‘Psychotropic Substances’; and ‘Damages of Drug Abuse.’
Colonel Al Darmaki invited all parties taking part in the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2014 to benefit from the goals and message of the campaign. - TradeArabia News Service