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Introduction of Mindfulness as a Preventive Method for Dangerous Drug Use

Introduction of Mindfulness as a Preventive Method for Dangerous Drug Use

Director of National Dangerous Drug Control Board and 25 selected teachers from schools in areas with high rate of dangerous drug usage participated in a mindfulness training program. The program was held at the national dangerous drug control board in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte.

Most venerable Dhammajiva maha thero conducted the program with an introduction to mindfulness and how it can be used as a preventive method. The program continued with mindful sitting, walking and mindful eating sessions.

A discussion was held among the participants, director of National Dangerous Drug Control Board and the president of Sati Pasala foundation to introduce mindfulness among schools as a preventive method for dangerous drug use in Sri Lanka.

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