Drug Dependence Treatment Centre
|Type:||NGO working on Drugs|
|Address:||Sector-19, Kamla Nehru Nagar
C.G.O.Complex, Ghaziabad (U.P.)
|Region:||Southern and Eastern Asia|
||- Assessing magnitude of drug abuse in the country
- Providing clinical care to patients - hospital and community based - through daily OPD, special clinics, ward and community clinics in urban-slums of Delhi
- Health education
- Manpower development – training of several categories of staff
- Establishment of laboratory to detect drugs of abuse in body fluids and health damage
- Documentation, publication of resource material and creation of database.
The Centre provides clinical care to about 7400 new patients and about 25000 old patients every year. It also provides clinical care to about 21000 patients in its community clinic. In addition, every year about 500 patients are seen in Tobacco use cessation clinic, about 60 patients in adolescent clinic and about 250 patients in dual diagnosis clinic. Currently, about 1100 patients are admitted in a year.
The centre has developed curricula, training schedules, modalities and resource materials for training of trainers, Medical Doctors (GDMOs), nurses and laboratory personnel. Between January 1989 and October 2007, about 40 courses for doctors have been organised. Various manuals for doctors are available. The training programmes have been reviewed and modified through workshops of resource persons.