Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) has set a definite policy on Substance Abuse Prevention and related issues as an expression of commitment in providing a campus experience that allows students to rise to their full potential without any hindrance. To spearhead the substance abuse prevention activities of the campus, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) has established Centre for Substance Abuse Prevention with satellite units in all constituent colleges. Centre also give special emphasis on anti tobacco awareness activities and through the Tobacco Cessation Clinic; provide support to people in their tobacco quitting efforts.
The Centre envisions a healthy community where people choose not to use substances of abuse and are free of related diseases.
Plan and execute strategic efforts to create awareness on adverse effects of substance abuse and related diseases
To create a healthy substance free, secure campus with a conducive atmosphere for learning that allows students to rise to their full potential.
9000 + people were given awareness on ill effects on Tobacco & other substances of abuse
Developed Technology Assisted Awareness Modules to create awareness among school children
Core Committee Members
Satellite Unit of Constituent units:
In order to coordinate with university team and oversee the substance abuse prevention activities of the respective colleges, all Constituent units have Satellite unit of Centre with following composition
“Say No to Drug” Student Body:
To Ensure student participation in substance abuse prevention activities, all Constituent units have “Say No to Drug” Student Body with following composition