BAASA organised drugs and gambling workshop for young people

Bhutanese Australian Association of South Australia (BAASA) organised sensitisation workshop for young people of the Bhutanese community on drinking and gambling on Friday (23 May) in Salisbury, SA.

According to information given by the Youth Project officer of the organisation Amber Chhetri, the workshop was aimed at creating awareness among young people about the disadvantages of alcohol and gambling.

A total of 25 people attended the workshop facilitated by Sergeant Chris Gill of South Australia Police (SAPOL). He shared information on disadvantage of using different types of drugs such as cocaine, marawana , heroine, affects of gambling, penalties of using drugs, and the examples of how police find the culprits.

Alcohol is highly used in Australia and specially from 10 pm to 2 am, causing many accidents.

About two dozens attended the workshop. Photo: BAASA
About two dozens attended the workshop. Photo: BAASA

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