Black Sheep Self Help Group of Drug Users

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Country: Myanmar (use new code MYA)
UN Languages:
Other languages:
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Rehabilitation
Short description:
The objectives of Black Sheep Self Help Group are:
-To develop job opportunities, generate income and become independent through sustainable employment;
-To include and recognise the drug users as part of the workforce of the Union of Myanmar;
-To prove that the drug users can be productive members of society and enjoy quality lifestyle like other citizens;
-To reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with drug use and to re-integrate the users back to the society;
-To set up and sustain a local enabling environment for developing employment opportunities for drug users.

Over 2,000 drug users have currently been reached and received services through those interventions.
Other offices: