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ANPUD finds a recent attempt to advocate for compulsory “rehabilitation” centres founded on faulty arguments and dubious research that poses a direct threat to the human rights of people who use drugs and the dignity of society at large.
With limited additional resources, peer-led brief interventions (SBI) for alcohol and other drug (AOD) use are feasible to conduct in South African emergency services and are acceptable to patients and emergency personnel.
Human Right centres and drugs users in India demanded to the Government standards for evidence-based, voluntary treatment for drug dependence, monitor centres and more government facilities to manage drug addiction.
APDIC has now established a dedicated area within its website to provide reports and information on the Compulsory Centres for Drug Users (CCDU) Roundtables it undertakes with the UNODC, ESCAP & UNAIDS, and with the support of AusAID.