The National Drug Unit, as part of the National Drug Council, carries out activities relating to drug prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, public awareness, school programmes, prison programme, one on one and couple counseling, and twice weekly support group meetings.
In the News
Alcohol Awareness Month
November is designated Alcohol Awareness Month. In order to recognize the serious problem of Alcohol Abuse in our country, The National Drug Unit is making great efforts to raise awareness. If you think you have a drinking problem chances are you do. If you have tried to stop or cut down chances are you have a problem. If friends or family have told you they think you have a problem chances are you do... click here to read more.
Teen Challenge Comes to the Turks and Caicos
WIV4’s Nikira John reports on the arrival of members of Teen Challenge, a religion-based organisation that has established rehabilitation centers in 82 countries around the World. Teen Challenged arrived in the Turks and Caicos on Sunday August 31 and plans to be in the islands for three days, conducting workshops and counseling sessions. Click here to view report.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
The slogan of the UNODC anti-drugs campaign is "Do drugs control your life? Your life. Your community. No place for drugs." The slogan will be used for three years and focus on different aspects of drug control: drug abuse in 2007, drug cultivation and production in 2008, and illicit drug trafficking in 2009. To read more click here.
TCI National AIDS Program website
HIV/AIDS and drug use is linked through using drugs with
dirty needles. Learn about the TCI National AIDS Program on their website at www.tcinationalaidsprogram.com
View the National Drug Unit Public Service Announcement
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