Another 80 start drug rehab in Sattahip

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Another 80 Sattahip residents escaped jail sentences for drug charges when they agreed to enter a 10-day “behavior modification camp” run by the Royal Thai Navy aimed at rehabilitating them.

Chonburi Deputy Gov. Adisak Thepass presided over the latest program Feb. 28 at the National Command Center for Drugs offices in Sattahip. Adisak said the drug problem continues to increase in severity. Therefore, he said, measures to prevent and solve problems have been implemented.

Chonburi Deputy Gov. Adisak Thepass reminds the older kids that if they are arrested again, they will be placed in a youth detention center.Chonburi Deputy Gov. Adisak Thepass reminds the older kids that if they are arrested again, they will be placed in a youth detention center.

Program administrators said they work with youths to kick drugs and adopt socially responsible behavior. However, he admitted, results of such a short program are not guaranteed.

If the patients are arrested again, however, they will be placed in a youth detention center.