Fatehgarh Sahib. June.18, 2019: The Govt. Drug De-addiction cum Rehabilitation center at Brahman Majra Sirhind is proving a boon for the victims of drug addiction, who are treated. The centre not only diagnoses drug victims but also helps in their rehabilitation, so that they could live normal life and become part of the society.
While talking to the media persons Ramesh Kumar (Fictitious Name) a drug addict, who is being treated said that he was a drug addict from last 6 years and living very hell like stressful life, but the Drug De-addiction Rehabilitation center Fatehgarh Sahib has completely changed his life now. He said that he had been physically, economically and socially eliminated even his wife and children also started hating him. But on the motivation of elder villagers and his wife he approached the private drug de-addiction centre but the treatment there was very costly, which he could not afford as he was a daily labourer and whatever the earning he had was spent on drugs.
He said he came to know about the drug de-addiction centre of the Govt. at Fatehgarh Sahib and he met the doctors, who not only diagonised but also provided counselling and he made up his mind to control his addiction. He said now he has completely quitted the drugs and living happily with family. He urged other addicts that a drug addict not only spoils his own life but also spoils the life of his family members and become a burden on the society. He appealed to the youngsters to refrain themselves from drugs and to motivate other who are indulged in drugs.
Meanwhile Dr. Preet Jot Kaur said that any drug victim could approach drug de-addiction and Re-habitation center or could approach OAT clinics and will be treated free of cost.