October 4, 2021

The 12th National Drugs Prevention Conference “PREVENT 2018” was inaugurated on October 22nd at the Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia in conjunction with the EYDFC 2018 Seminar – Empowering Youth for Drug Free Community.

Jointly organized by the Faculty of Leadership and Management and the Faculty of Psychology and Education, the seminar saw the attendance of important government agencies such as the Royal Malaysia Police, Malaysia Prison Department, National Anti-Drug Agency as well as numerous academics and practitioners.

Among the reputed plenary speakers was Dr. Prem Kumar Shanmugam, CEO and Clinical Director of Solace Asia. Invited by the organizing committee, Dr. Prem took the stage to deliver an engaging presentation on the subject of codependency, the excessive emotional or psychological reliance on a loved one suffering from addiction.

To learn more about codependency, do read our blog article at: https://www.solaceasia.org/blog/what-is-codependency

With dialogs on topics such as community prevention modules as well as relapse prevention, Solace’s Sabah General Manager Mr. Suraj Kumar Shanmugam offered his time to provide the attending crowd with information about the “Sanctuary”, Solace’s latest community project in Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, offering cutting edge affordable addiction treatment services.

To learn more about the Sanctuary, visit: https://www.sanctuary.org.my/

Dr. Prem’s public speaking journey continues in November 2018 at the 2nd International Conference in Addiction Science organized and hosted by the University Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia.

To stay up to date with upcoming events make sure to visit our website at: https://www.solaceasia.org/conferences

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