Posted on 15-Oct-2020
Best Psychiatrist in Ludhiana-Dr. Harpreet Singh at The Healing Touch Clinic, Online Psychiatry and Counselling services, de-addiction specialist, Sexologist
An online lecture on Drug abuse- Physical and Psychological impact of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances was taken for Prob.Deputy SSPs of Prison Department at Punjab Police Academy, Phillaur by Dr. Harpreet Singh, Consultant Psychiatrist from Mohandai Oswal Hospital,Ludhiana on 11 September 2020. Mode of interaction was online Cisco-webex. It was an interactive session and various physical, psychological, familial, occupational, financial, legal and societal consequences of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances in a person's life were discussed in detail. Emphasis was laid on looking at addiction as a mental health disorder and seeing the people having addiction problem as patients and not as criminals. Causes of addiction behaviour were discussed in detail and along with that the importance to remove stigma related to addiction problem was discussed. Importance of family support, parental influence and holistic treatment of addiction problem with both pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy was discussed.