Drug Free Nation Welfare organization
Drug Free Nation (DFN) is a registered and non-profitable organization. Its aim is to build healthy nation focusing on drug abuse prevention via conducting workshops/seminars/publications
Aims & Objectives:
Promoting mosque based drug abuse prevention program by utilizing mosques as educational institutes
Making workplaces free from all kinds of drugs by focusing workplace issues and helping people working there
Preventing school/college/university students from drug abuse problems by addressing their problems and teaching them tips to stay away from drugs
Making aware the whole society of hazardous of drug abuse problems via electronic media/print media/workshops/seminars/artwork
Providing consultancy/counseling services regarding drug abuse problems
Siratay Mustaqeem (SM)
The aim of Siratay Mustaqeem is to promote mosques based prevention program pertaining to drug abuse problems. Based on the teaching of Hazrat Muhammad (p.b.u.h), this approach will help in eradicating drug abuse in the Muslim society. Its aim is to develop support groups at mosques in order to emphasize the role of mosques in dealing social issues as our Holy Prophet (p.b.u.h) did. By developing forum of Ulemah and religious people against drugs as well as using mosques as educational institutes, nation will be able to come out from the chain of destruction. Siratay Mustaqeem will also develop strategies to deal with life problems in the light of Quran and Sunnah.
School Taking Action Not Drugs (STAND)
STAND will work upon schools to save our children from drug abuse problems. Because our children are just like petals who will have to be bloomed like flowers to give fragrance. They are our future builders. By focusing on their emotional/psychological problems, by discussing and making them aware of the consequences of drug addiction, they will be taught to stay away from all kinds of addiction.
Work Place Against Drug Abuse (WADA)
In order to make workplace drug free, safe and healthy for both employer and employee, WADA is working upon the drug abuse prevention at workplace. WADA will help to overcome the problems which are caused by substance abuse. Business sector is facing less productivity, poor work and absenteeism owing to this social disease. Therefore, it is essential to strengthen the workplace environment by targeting this problem.
Society Against Drug Abuse (SADA)
The aim of SADA is to make whole society aware of the hazardous of drug addiction. It will launch awareness- raising campaign via articles/ seminars/publishing research materials and books/ art work/electronic media. It will also develop forum (SADA) including educationists, health professionals/ journalists/artists etc. Furthermore, healthy activities to people would be introduced to adopt a balanced life style.
SADA Online Magazine
In order to aware the masses, Drug Free Nation has adopted multiple approach . Our Magazine SADA is one of our efforts . SADA is an on lined monthly basis magazine. So far, 15 editions have been published . It has been declared as a premier online magazine against drug abuse in Pakistan by Asian Harm Reduction Network. Magazine includes articles, stories and others information related to drug abuse
Publication of Books and IEC Material
Drug Free Nation has strongly focused on IEC (information, Education, Communication). The book entitled, ‘Drug Abuse and Its Reality” has been published online. Other books are in process.
Problem identification is very necessary to solve any problems. Researches are excellent tool to identify the problem. Drug abuse is very complex disorder and must be scientifically investigated. DFN has published research entitled,’ Patterns and Consequences of Drug Abuse at Workplaces”. Another research is being conducted.
Documentaries/movies are other useful tools to make masses aware of social issues. By keeping it in view, Drug Free Nation also has made four documentaries featuring drug abuse and related problems. Further more, we have planned to make some public services and further documentaries.
- Development of Treatment and Rehabilitation centre
- Development an online Resource center about Drug Abuse
- Development a Consultancy services