The Department of Social Services reported that this year has doubled the number of students in schools in Totana who have received training in drug prevention, and that this figure has risen to 600 pupils in primary and secondary education.
This is done within the Municipal Drug Addiction Program and developed through workshops in different schools in the municipality, counting with the collaboration of the local police.
In the same, have addressed issues mainly alcohol and cannabis, since they are the most abused drug among teens.
Also explained how these and other drugs affect the body, the family and social environment, as well as what may be the medium-and long-term consumption of these substances.
With these workshops, which will resume next year, is intended to give objective information and appropriate training on the consequences of the use and abuse of drugs and the acquisition of skills, competencies and skills to effectively address the same.
Also, there have been awareness campaigns on drugs, including the World Day campaign against Snuff, focused this year on the ban on advertising, promotion and sponsorship of snuff, as stipulated in Article 13 of the Convention Marco Snuff Control.
The Department notes that the prevalence of smoking in the Region of Murcia stands at 30.9% (day: 25.0%; casual: 5.9%), 4 points higher than the national average (27.0% ).
An estimated 375 266 people aged 15 years or more smokers in the region (about 144 066 women and 231 471 men smoking as smoking), according to the National Health Survey in Spain-ENSE 2011-12.