Let’s Run to save our youth: Marathon for a noble cause

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The problem of alcohol and drug addiction is prevalent all over the globe since time immemorial. With the passage of time, it has become a part of the lifestyle in rich and poor countries alike. Addiction to alcohol, drugs and cigarette smoking is a major public health problem and statistics regarding them are alarming.
Young children who fall into the trap of drugs spoil their precious lives. Their immature minds at a young age are not able to decipher the devastating effect drug addiction has on the body and mind of an individual.
Drug addiction causes many mental and physical illnesses. Drug addicts often fall into depression. To cope with depression, they again resort to alcohol and drugs which worsens their situation.
It becomes increasingly difficult for them to leave this addiction. They feel they have lost control. Drug addicts often find it difficult to remember things and focus. It deteriorates their psychological well being. Some indulge in criminal activities while some even commit suicide.
Voice Asia News and Sankalp Green Help Foundation is organising a marathon run “Run for Anti Drugs” on 26th September 2021 at Dineshpur, Uttarakhand, India. The main objective of this marathon is to raise awareness and encourage youths to stay away from drugs. It will also motivate them to do something to make their nation proud.
Mr.Dilip Singh Kunwar, Senior Superintendent of Police , Udham Singh Nagar will be the chief guest for the program.The Marathon will raise awareness about drugs, it’s harmful effects and how the problem can be eradicated. We all must stand together to fight this obstacle that is ruining the future of the youth of our country.

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