100 enter drug rehab in Sattahip

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A hundred Sattahip youths 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 opening of the program Jan. 30 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.

Youths convicted of drug use prepare to enter a 10-day “behavior modification camp” run by the Royal Thai Navy aimed at rehabilitating them.Youths convicted of drug use prepare to enter a 10-day “behavior modification camp” run by the Royal Thai Navy aimed at rehabilitating them.

Program administrators said they work with youths to kick drugs and adopt socially responsible behavior. However, the 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.