CHASS | Changanacherry Social Service Society

DE-ADDICTION- DRUG PREVENTION PROGRAMS

A. SLCA- STATE LEVEL CO-ORDINATING AGENCY

Regional Resource Training Centre (RRTC) zone II recently renamed as SLCA managed by Changanacherry Social Service Society has been designated as the Regional Resource and Training Centre for Southern region by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, New Delhi. SLCA has been sponsored by MSJE, Govt. of India. Under the jurisdiction of SLCA Kerala there are 27 IRCAs of which 21 IRCAs are funded by MSJE Govt. of India

Awareness program: SLCA organized Awareness programs for different target groups in schools and colleges, work place, SHG members etc. SLCA conducted 103 Govt. sponsored programs this reporting year though NISD, Government of India and around 50 own funded programs

 

Programmes organized by RRTC South Zone II Kerala

 

S.No.

Programme Name

No.of Programs

No. of Beneficiaries

Category of Beneficiaries

1.

One day Orientation program on Drug Abuse Prevention for SHG Members

    30

1714

SHG Members

2.

One day Orientation/ Sensitization School Based Programme on Drug Abuse Prevention for High School  and Higher Secondary School Students from 9th to 12th Class

     31

3316

School Students

3

One day Awareness Programme on Drug Abuse Prevention for University /college/ Communities

     15

3041

College Students

4

Fifteen day Certificate Course (Residential) On Drug De- Addiction Counseling Behavioral Change, Relapse Management & On Other Thematic Issues for Functionaries of IRCAs

      1

26

Project coordinators & Counselors

   5

Five Five Days Orientation Course on Counseling skills, Individual Counseling, Family counseling, Group Counseling , etc of Addicts and their family 

      2

52

Counselors

6

Two Day Capacity Building Programme on Drug Abuse Prevention for Nursing Students

       2

84

Nursing Students

7

One day Orientation Course for Persons at Workplace

        1

42

Auto Drivers

8

One day Capacity

Building  for MSW students

        2

59

MSW students

9

3 days orientation course for Nurses and ward Boys  working in IRCAS in Kerala

        1

26

Nurses / Ward Boys

10

One day sensitization programme on drug abuse prevention for law enforcement

        1

42

Police

 

Total

         86

8402

 

 

Advocacy Associated Activities

–>One Day Meeting to plan a tobacco free Kerala campaign in order to reduce the abuse of tobacco products including smoking.

–>State Level Anti narcotic day meeting with high officials and chief functionaries

–>State Level Painting and poster designer Competition for High School, Higher Secondary School & College Level to create awareness on alcohol & drug abuse among students in association with International Day on Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking

–>Public Meeting, Awareness Program and conferring of Sober peoples Award and Best drug treatment assistance awards Distribution in association with International Day on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

–>Five State Level Meeting of FINGODAP Kerala Chapter in collaboration with RRTC South Zone II for Coordinating of Drug abuse prevention programmes in the state of Kerala

–>One day state level convergence meeting in the departments of Social Justice, Police, Excise, Education, Students Police and Narcotic control Cell officials

–>One day State level Action plan (NAPDDR) formation Meeting under the Social Justice Department, Government of Kerala.

–>One day State Level Program formulation meeting for NAPDDR Under the leadership of RRTC and Social Justice department

Observation of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The RRTC South Zone II observed the International Day against Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking on 28th June 2019 at Lourde Hall, Trivandrum. Smt. Lissy Jacob IAS (Former Chief Secretary, Govt. of Kerala) inaugurated the program which was presided over by by Shri. A Shajahan IAS (Secretary, General Education Department,

Government of Kerala). Introductory speech was given by Fr. Joseph Kalarickal, Secretary, CHASS. Shri. Sparajan Kumar IPS, Managing Director, BEVCO, Government of Kerala delivered the anti- narcotic day message. Fr. Giju Varghese Coordinator, RRTC South Zone, welcomed the dignitaries and T M Mathew from RRTC delivered vote of thanks. An exhibition was organized as part of commemoration International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking which was inaugurated by Smt. S Jalaja , Assistant Director, Dept. of Social Justice, Govt. of Kerala.

INTEGRATED REHABILITATION CENTERS (IRCA)  PUNNAPRA  and KATTANAM

A.Treatment

 

Programs

Punnapra

Kattanam

1

Cases reported the center

181

180

2

Alcoholic patients

175

172

3

Drug abusers

2

3

4

Multiple Drug abusers

4

5

5

Group Counseling

181 patients  and    273 Sessions

180 patients and 2160 Sessions

6

Individual Counseling

181      ,,               2273    

180  patients and 1440  sessions

7

Family Counseling

181  patients and 1980      sessions

180  patients and 260      sessions

8

Behavior Therapy

181 Patients

180 Patients

9

Psychiatric Treatment

181 patients

180 patients

10

Follow up Counseling

844 Persons                            

292 Persons                          

11

House visits

77 Numbers

144 Numbers

12

A.A Meetings

12   Nos. 

12   Nos. 

13

Anon meetings

12 Nos.

12 Nos.

14

Al. Ateen

04 Nos.

04 Nos.

15

Self Help Group

181 Nos.

180 Nos.

16

Outreach programme      

7475 Participants

0

17

Family Assistance      

181    Nos.

180    Nos.

18

Vocational Training

21   Clients

3   Clients

19

Educational Support

1   Client

4  Client

20

Work place Support

10   Clients

13  Clients

B. Awareness programs

Awareness programs are also conducted to prevent alcoholism and Drug abuse by holding seminars, study classes, public meetings, Audio-visual classes and other awareness programs.    We are also Provide Counseling services to the Juvenile Justice Centers run by Ministry of Social Welfare, Govt. of Kerala.

Sl.

No

Activities

Kattanam Number of programs

Kattanam Number of participants

Punnapra Number of programs

Punnapra Number of participants

1

Awareness programs conducted for +2 students

22

1250

20

1080

2

International Day celebrations

8

212

8

324

3

Awareness class for Kudumbashree units

16

800

18

836

4

Seminar for youth

12

647

12

548

5

Audio- visual classes

18

482

16

785

6

Program  conducted for nursing students

8

120

4

102

7

Public awareness program

6

300

12

682

8

Awareness class for teenage boys

10

472

13

527

9

Program conducted for social work students

4

50

2

48

10

Awareness class for police associations

4

240

3

148

11

Workshop for dependents of alcoholics

10

272

8

284

12

A.A members get together

12

600

12

598

 

Total

130

5445

128

5962

 C. Common Programs

          Drug free day meetings  –  05           

          No Tobacco day meetings – 03           

          Public meetings – 21           

          A.A. meetings –  24           

          Letter Contacts  –  1324          

          Al. Anon meetings  –  24          

          Al. Ateen    –  8         

          Self-help Group  – 361         

          Exhibitions  –      04       

          World AIDS Day Meetings  –  03       

          Dharana and Rally   –  02       

          Independence Day celebrations  –  02       

          Vehicle Rally –  02

          House wise contacts – 221 

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