A session on Impact of Durg Abuse was conducted by Dr Debjani Mukerjee, (Head, Department of Psychology , St Thomas College, bhiali) on 4th August 2017 for all the BSc students . She is a renowned counselling expert. This session highlighted drug abuse problem among college students which goes goes far beyond alcohol and the proportion of students using drugs has more than doubled. To underestimate complexity of drug addiction is dangerous — which impacts the brain . She also made aware that drug addiction can be successfully treated to help students who want to stop consuming drugs and resume productive lives.
All the hostel students participated in it . Keeping in mind the importance of well being in student life which is to be cherished throughout their life, this counselling session helped the young students to deal with their issues. Such sessions act as morale boosting and also assist students to find the right path at the time they need it the most.