There is a strict no drugs or alcohol policy in the Marrma’ Rom Foundation.
- The boys agree to give up cigarettes, marijuana and alcohol. A contract is signed by the participants at the commencement of the program agreeing to the Healthy Mind, Healthy body policies of the Marrma’ Rom Foundation.
- This is conditional on their participation in the leadership program. If they break the rules, they understand they may be sent home.
- The Marrma’ Rom Foundation understand that the boys may have been smoking on and off for a period of time and that nicotine addiction is a difficult thing to break. For this reason support is given where required medical intervention e.g. Nicotine patches, counselling.