2.93 lac drug-addicts treated,9427 detoxicated in Punjab

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drug-addicts-punjabAs many as 2.93 lakh drug-addicts have been treated in Out Patient Departments (OPDs) and 9427 have been detoxicated as indoor Patients in Indoor Patient Departments (IPDs) in 24 drug de-addiction centers across the state till date.

This was revealed during the second Board meeting of Punjab State Drug de-addiction & Rehabilitation Board chaired by the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal here at CMO this morning.

Likewise, under the de-addiction program in central jails 22669 persons have undergone complete detoxification and currently 461 persons were admitted in detoxification wards besides 718 were in rehabilitation wards so that they could lead a normal life with self respect and dignity.

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