Paroche Reach Out Foundation on this day, joins the rest of the world to mark the 2022 international Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with the theme: “Addressing Drug Challenges In Health And Humanitarian Crises”.
The issue of drug abuse cannot be over emphasized. The recent Covid 19 pandemic has led to serious health, and economic crisis in world, and so many individuals, and sectors are still trying to recover from its effects. The pandemic has led to increase in unemployment rate, depression, illegal and criminal activities among the youth, as Well as other social vices.
According to World Drug report 2021, “A lasting economic crisis may lead to increased participation in illicit drug cultivation, production and trafficking and may aggravate vulnerability to drug use disorders”. For this reason, there is a need address the economic crisis in the country, which is one of the root causes of the rise in abuse of Drugs, and illicit trafficking.
We strongly believe that the world can be sharpened to a better place, void of Drug Abuse. That is why we raise our voices with the rest of the world on this special day to “SAY NO TO DRUG ABUSE”.
The Pictures were taken during our awareness campaign on the 23rd of June, 2022 at Ikoyi College, and Maroko secondary School, Lagos.
A world that is void of Drug Abuse is Possible…It begins with you and I…#careincrisis