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We value partnership with AMSA- India.... An initiative of Young People

In this phase of pandemic ,when everyone is stuck in their homes with very limited resources, AMSA- India conducted the workshop named ABC ( Addiction Battling Campaign ) under their Pubic Health and Research Department. 

The workshop was held under the project Hope Stone ( Project Head : Safal Boob ) in collaboration with De' Sousa Foundation and Nada India Foundation .
This amazing session of virtual learning began at 4pm sharp on Zoom platform which also went live on YouTube . We had a well experienced pannel with us to discuss the topic . 
The panelists were Dr Avinash Desousa ,who is a consultant psychiatrist and also the Founder Trustee of Desousa Foundation ., Priyanka Verma who is a Clinical Psychologist & Psychotherapist ans the founder of "The Thought Co." and Vipan Sachdeva from Nada India ,Who is in this field since last 27 years & has also worked with IPS Ma'am Kiran Bedi for 3yrs at Tihar Jail as a counsellor. The participants from all over the country joined the session as it talked about something every teenager encounters.

The workshop began with Dr. Avinash Desousa discussing about how drugs and addictions even for recreation are not acceptable and how people fall prey to this disorder. Then, Dr.Priyanka addressed and cleared myths about addictions with a fun activities . She also talked about idling relapses while coping up with addiction. When the participants but clear with all the facts, Vipan Sachdeva came and shook the crowd with his story of battle with addiction ! His story brought goosebumps and left everyone thinking. When the participants thought they had finally got to the best point and it can't get any better , Mr.Suneel - chair of Nada India himself spoke to our participants. This was followed by a brief Question and Answer session and all the interesting and even some uncomfortable questions very informatively ! 

All the participants decided to practice what they had learned in the daily lives and how being there for people and listening to them is an important part of coping up and Batteling addictions .some of the legal aspects related to addictions were also discussed effectively.
It was an experience for life for everyone present there and they are eagerly waiting for upcoming events, said their feedback.

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