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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

මත්ද්‍රව්‍ය සම්බන්ධව ගැටලුවට භාජනය වූවන් දැනුවත් කිරීමේ වැඩ සටහන

2020-05-21 වන දින කොලොන්නාව ප්‍ර.ලෙ කොට්ඨාශයට අනුයුක්ත ගොතටුව පොලිස් ස්ථානයේ ගරු පොලිස් ස්ථානාධිපති අනුරාධ මහතා ඇතුළු කර්යමණ්ඩලයෙ පූර්ණ අධීක්ෂණය හා සහයෝගය සහිතව මත්ද්‍රව්‍ය සම්බන්ධ ගැටලුවට භාජනය වූවන් සදහා අන්තරායකර ඖෂධ පාලක ජාතික මණ්ඩලයෙ ගරු සභාපති විශේෂඥ වෛද්‍ය ලක්නාත් වෙලගෙදර මහතාගෙ උපදෙස් අනුව ප්‍රතිකාර හා පුනරුත්ථාපන අධ්‍යක්ෂ ‍ප්‍රේමසිරි මහතා හා කොලොන්නාව කොට්ඨාශයෙහි කටයුතු කරන F.R.I සාලි මහත්මිය විසින් දැනුවත් කිරීම් හා උපදේශන වැඩසහනක් පවත්වන ලද අතර, ගොතටුව සෞඛය වෛද්‍ය නිලධාරි කාර්යාලයේ මහජන සෞඛය පරීක්ෂක මනුෂ මහතා විසින් සහභාගි වූවන් සදහා සෞඛය පරීක්ෂණ සිදුකරන ලදි.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Sujatha Daruwo

Prevention strategies based on scientific evidence working with families, schools, and communities can ensure that children and youth, especially the most marginalized and poor, grow and stay healthy and safe into adulthood and old age. For every Rupee spent on prevention, at least ten can be saved in future health, social and crime costs.
Preventive Education and Training Unit of the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board was instructed by the chairmen of NDDCB to make new improvement to meet the necessities of outside people that involving with drug problems as well as other enumerator deviation.
Effective drug abuse prevention programmes assist to acquire the knowledge and develop the attitudes and skills to avoid drug abuse. A range of activities that maintain a balance between accurate, easy to understand information; exploration of their own as well as others values and attitudes; and opportunities to learn and practice special skills, should be selected.
National Dangerous Drugs Control Board in Collaborating with Mahaweli authority conduct the sujtha daruwo program since 2016.
Major objective the program is establish Sujatha Daruwo National Society and make an action plan to change the attitude and improve and behaviors of the people towards a drug free life and improve the health and wellness of the people in mahaweli systems.
We are pleased that sujatha Daruwo Volunteer Community leaders of the program are reaching their goals in a great success.
Date - 07.03.2020
Venue - System B (Aralaganwila)

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Launching Telephone Counselling Help Line 071 0 301 301

The National Dangerous Drugs Control Board (NDDCB) as the principle government
institution of prevention and control of drug abuse in Sri Lanka has taken specific measures
towards the drug free healthy life of the citizens during the coronavirus pandemic.

Considering the prevailing situation in the country with Covid 19 global pandemic, NDDCB
has launched telephone counselling service for drug dependant persons and their family
members. There were urgent requirement and need on treatment and counselling services for
persons with substance abuse disorders and for their family members regarding the
management of withdrawal symptoms and relief for other physical and mental discomforts.

Persons who use drugs have become a most high risk group with the pandemic situation and
many incidents were reported that drug users are facing physical and mental discomforts and
tend to attend violence activities due to unavailability of drugs.

NDDCB with the support of Mobitel PLC launched a counselling help line under the hot line
number 071 0301301 functioning 24 hours and covering all districts. 54 qualified counsellors
were appointed from treatment division, prevention and education division and outreach unit
for this help line and guidelines for management of withdrawal symptoms have been
published parallel with the help line service. Research division of the Board initiated this
national task with the support of other technical divisions addressing the current requirements
and trends.

More than 2500 calls were received during the first week and team of counsellors have been
involved providing over the phone counselling and referral to medical professionals
considering the situation.

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