Phitsanulok begins drug addict rehabilitation program


PHITSANULOK 27 March 2014  Phisanulok province has introduced a drugs workshop at the rehabilitation center for drug addicts in order to lessen the rate of drug abuse. 

Privy Councilor Air Chief Marshal Chalit Pookpasuk presided over the opening ceremony of Phisanulok’s drug rehabilitation program on March 26. The center where the workshop is set up is aimed at helping drug abusers and rehabilitating them so that they can later be integrated back into society.

The focus group is mostly youths — both within and outside the education system. Proper education and information on the dangers of drug use is readily available and given to those participating in the program.

The workshop is comprised of three groups, totaling 300 participants. The program started on March 22 and will end on March 30.