NGO plans to take drug prevention, counselling programme into workplaces
One year after it was launched, Social Life Issues Guidance and Counselling Service is calling on public and private businesses to support its efforts to host workshops on drug prevention in workplaces in an effort to curb this and other social ills.
To facilitate this, the NGO urged its corporate sponsors to take a more active role in its programmes, revealing that plans are also in train to host community sessions aimed at educating its youths and adults about issues such as domestic violence and suicide. According to a press release, the group, which operates from its 193 Charlotte and Wellington streets, has a membership of over 20 volunteers who are qualified social workers and trained counsellors. They work with the Home Affairs, Culture, Youth and Sport ministries as well as private individuals and families.