SIKKIM AGAINST ADDICTION TOWARDS HEALTHY INDIA
ANNUAL FUNCTION OF SAATHI
Annual day of SAATHI is organized to showcase the progress of organization, where hundred's of SAATHI school come together meet one another, participate in the event.see more.
SAATHI provides support system to school administration and teachers to help them prevent substance abuse at school level.
This steps in the process is about involving certified counselor in the project who could provide assistance and help in cases of reported substance abuse cases from the schools and also help provide assistance to the teacher coordinators or the volunteers who would like to be associated with the project. see more
This steps in the project involves 4 day residential camp with 30 students from 1 selected school. A total of 120 students from 4 schools are taken to the IHCAE institute for a 4 day learning based interactive camp . The camp is done in batches and all logistical support is provided from SAATHI's end. Further, once the students are in the camp at the IHCAE, various learning based interactive sessions are done over a period of 4 days see more
Through this process , SAATHI Aims to reach out to communities in Sikkim to spread awareness and sensitize the public at large about drug abuse ill effects and how communities can be empowered to take actions against these issues. It is also to seek help of communities to stop selling of drugs to children by medicine shops, curb menace of alcohol and engage with panchayat and wards through a participatory approach. This see more
BUILDING YOUNG LEADERS
SAATHI aims to equip students with necessary skills to become peer educators and take charge against substance abuse in their schools and communities.
This is the first intervention of the project wherein the SAATHI staff reaches out to Government Schools in Sikkim. The step in this process is a discussion with the principal and teachers of the school. SAATHI staff introduces the project aims and objectives and what it seeks to achieve through the model. This includes sensitizing the schools about substance abuse situation in Sikkim.
TEACHER'S TRAINING AND SUPPORT
OUR PEER EDUCATION MODEL
This step in the project involved a one day intensive training conducted with 5 teachers from each school. This teacher's shall be the teacher coordinator for SAATHI project from the respective schools. Resource persons from medical, legal and psychological background were invited to take technical sessions focused on working with issues of substance abuse amongst students in school. The broader objective is to build see moreType your paragraph here. see more
SCHOOL BASED PEER EDUCATION MODEL
STUDENT OFFSITE TRANING CAMP
COUNSELOR AND VOLUNTEER TRAINING
The fifth step in the project design is with the parents of students studying in the schools of Sikkim. The role if parents as primary educators can be recognized and supported by schools by working in partnerships with parent. Partnerships with parents and community help to integrate consistent and relevant health messages into home and community to improve student health and promote a greater awareness of health issues among see more
Peer educators facilitate to spread awareness and information on prevention of substance abuse in the communities.