RISA conducted the first online Training of Trainer (TOT) Program in a Webinar platform. The program inaugurated by the Indian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mr. Ausaf Sayeed was attended by 772 out of 865 registered candidates. Teachers and students from Schools from India and various international Indian schools from Middle-east and other selected volunteers were the target audience. There were 5 sessions such as hazards of Alcoholism and its prevention (Dr. Bharathan A V), hazards of Smoking and its prevention (Dr. Thampi Velappan), Psychological aspects of Substance Abuse (Dr. Naseem Aktar Querishi), Substance Abuse- a social hazard (Mrs. Padmini U Nair) and How to detect drug addiction in children (Dr. Abdul Azeez Subair Kunju) were presented by the RISA expert panel members.
Mr. Karunakaran Pillai, Mrs. Meera Rahman, Nisar Kallara, Shameer Yusaf, Abdul Salam P K, Adv. Aseef Mohammed, Naushad Ismail and various zonal/regional representatives of RISA co-ordinated the event.