MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Approximately 50 placard-bearing young people and adults from Steer Town and adjoining communities in St. Ann staged a march against drug abuse, gang violence and other social challenges affecting the once serene area of the garden parish.
WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (CNM) -- El Instituto Nacional sobre el Abuso de Drogas del Departamento de Salud federal aprobó una beca de 315,000 dólares al Recinto de Ciencias Médicas (RCM) de la Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR), informó el martes el comisionado residente, Pedro Pierluisi.
BELMOPAN (BPO) -- The Ministry of Health will be represented this week at the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission, Organization of American States (CICAD/OAS), Standardized Drug Treatment Data Form Project Training Seminar from 9 th – 10th April 2014 in Nassau, Bahamas.
BELMOPAN (BPO) -- A delegation of six Belizeans, through the National Drug Abuse Control Council (NDACC), Ministry of Health, returned to Belize over the weekend from the Training and Certification Program (PROCCER) Regional Training of Trainers Workshop with the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission, Organization of American States (CICAD/OAS).
KINGSTON (JIS) -- Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Justice, Mrs. Carol Palmer, has called for increased sensitization of the effects caused by substance abuse, with particular focus on the children.
DAWN BEACH -- Even with all the strides that have been made for mental health patients in St. Maarten, much more still needs to be done, Mental Health Foundation (MHF) Board President Felix Holiday told attendees at the opening of the Addiction and Psychiatry Congress on Transforming Care on Saturday evening.
BRIDGETOWN (BGIS) -- Matters that many may consider personal - such as sexual conduct and use or abuse of drugs – do, in fact, concern and affect the workplace.
NASSAU (BIS) -- A 2011 Secondary School Drug Prevalence Survey indicated that 40 per cent of public and private school secondary students were exposed to drugs by friends who use an illicit substance.
WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OAS) -- The Dominican Republic today inaugurated in Santo Domingo a pilot project called Treatment under Judicial Supervision (TSJ) with support from the Organization of American States (OAS), as an alternative to incarceration for drug dependent offenders.
República Dominicana Lanza Programa De Tratamiento De Drogas Bajo Supervisión Judicial Con Apoyo De La OEA
WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (OEA) -- La República Dominicana inauguró hoy en Santo Domingo un proyecto piloto denominando Tratamiento bajo Supervisión Judicial (TSJ) con apoyo de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), como una alternativa al encarcelamiento para infractores dependientes de drogas.