The Zimbabwe Civil Liberties and Drug Network today held a drug awareness campaign at George Stark High School in Mbare, Harare.
George Stark High is a co-education learning centre with enrolment of over 1 800 students mainly from Mbare, a high density suburb and a hotspot for illicit drug use in Harare.
The students were informed of the dangers of engaging in illicit drug including health complications, arrests and social and economic challenges.
The George Stark High headmaster, Mr. Zizhou and his deputy, Mrs. Masenda that the ZCLDN for affording the students a chance to hear on the effects of illicit drug use as the problem was on the increase at the school.
A student drug awareness club, comprising students from the high school, was established and the ZCLDN will continuously engage the students and teachers who are part of the club.