Presentation on theme: "Country presentation Sri Lanka Project Steering Committee Meeting Project H.13 Project Progress Update Since November 2010 to end of October 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Country presentation Sri Lanka Project Steering Committee Meeting Project H.13 Project Progress Update Since November 2010 to end of October 2011
Introduction National focal points: 1. National Dangerous Drugs Control Board (NDDCB) Line Ministry : Ministry of Defense 2. National STD/AIDS Control Programme (NSACP) Line Ministry : Ministry of Health
Addressing legal policy issues Authority in dangerous drug control issues Nat. Dangerous Drugs Control Board Ministry of Defense & Urban Development
Service delivery Project extended by one year on reduced costs: ADIC Alliance Lanka ECDIC Saviya (SDF) Mithuru Mithuro YMMA SL FONGOADA (Mentor Agency)
Service delivery contd. Project extended at no additional cost: * Apekedella * Lanka Plus
Capacity building/institutional strengthening Workshop for partner NGOs organized by the UNODC – Colombo Topics : Psychoactive substances – Basics Stages of drug use problem Approaches to drug related problems Drug abuse management strategies Co-morbidity among Idus – Physical illness Mental illness Relapse prevention therapy
Evidence generation Interventions through Outreach activities Reaching DUs Drug users in Drop in Centres Mobile Health Clinics Home visits by peer volunteers Group discussions Self help groups – ex drug users, DU families Referrals to services – hospitals, health centres, Treatment Centres etc. Individual care & support - rehabilitation, vocational training employment.
Evidence generation contd. Drop in centres Group and family counseling Group awareness on safe practices Positive living sessions for DUs & families Clinical sessions for DUs & families Distribution of condoms Referrals to STD clinics
Care & support Referrals for vocational training Referrals for job placement Referrals for rehabilitation Ensuring family acceptance through: family counseling positive living Religion
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