Drug rehabilitation, information and education. Strong dedication to drug prevention through community based and in-school education programmes. Drug-free rehabilitation focussing on learning, self-improvement and self-conditioning.
Narconon drug rehabilitation and drug prevention centres are present in over 40 countries across six continents throughout the world. The worldwide brand has a 75% success rate in terms of drug rehabilitation. They have over 43 years experience in the field and their network has expanded rapidly since they were first set up.
Treatment based on the ’12 Step’ philosophy on drug rehabilitation with a focus on personal growth and development. Holistic approach to rehabilitation which includes improvement in self-esteem, vocational productivity and healthy lifestyle.
Founded in 2005 by individuals whose lives had been affected by addiction. The Recovering Group aims to restore individuals to a state of health, happiness and productivity, free from dependence on narcotics by addressing and breaking the cycle of destructive behaviour.
Works heavily with addicts and their families from Pokhara and surrounding districts although those from other parts of the country may be referred. Family support, use of peer and role models, job placement and long-term livelihood support are all specialities of the organisation.
The organisation aims to work closely within the community to foster the dignified and healthy life of its citizens. It has strong links with education and governmental agencies and offers life-long support for those who undertake its rehabilitation programmes. The Pokhara has a high instance of HIV infection and a large number of drug addicts and the organisation is dedicated to addressing the health and social welfare of the most at-risk individuals.
Nepal: Draft 2010 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (incsr) Part I – Narcotics
2 November 2009
Drugs and Law in Nepal
Narcotics Drugs (Control) Act, 2033 (1976)
Government of Nepal
www.imolin.org/amlid (information resource)
The INF is a Christian mission involved in issues relating to the health and social development of the Nepali people. It helps those affected by HIV/AIDS, leprosy, TB and disability as well as drug abuse. Its staff consist overwhelmingly of native Naepalis with a small expatriate staff. It concerns itself with education, rehabilitation and counselling and operates medical clinics in the field.
International Network for Rational Use of Drugs (INRUD) Nepal
INRUD was established in 1969 with the aim of designing, testing and disseminating strategies to improve the ways that drugs legal drugs are prescribed, dispensed and used. The agency has 22 offices across the world and are represented in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Australia, Sweden and the USA. Its strategies include the linking of clinical and social research, investigating the motivations of drug consumers and providers and the development of more effective research and data collection tools.
Set up in 2007, Positive Voice Nepal is a leading non-governmental organisation that supports those using drugs and living with HIV. Among other objectives, it aims to build awareness of the various human rights issues related to HIV. In terms of drug rehabilitation, the organisation finds households who can sponsor drug-users and are living with HIV, and allow them to be enrolled into oral substitution therapy including methadone programmes, and receive anti-retroviral treatment.