COUNSELLING CENTRE FOR PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCE ABUSERS

Objectives:
  • To help PSAs abstain from their drug-taking habits and develop a healthy lifestyle;
  • To increase the awareness of those vulnerable to drug abuse and to steer them away from drugs;
  • To reach out to PSAs for timely and early intervention;
  • To provide counselling and assistance to family members of PSAs so as to help them deal with the problems;
  • To provide professional training for allied professionals with a view to facilitating their assistance to PSAs;
  • To maintain active collaboration with stakeholders concerned, e.g. young people service units, schools, medical practitioners and community partners etc. in the identification and intervention process for PSAs;
  • To provide preventive education and publicity programs to students of secondary schools, post-secondary institutions, and vocational training organizations, and the general public at community level; and
  • To motivate PSAs to seek early assistance and stay with the treatment program through medical support services.

Target Group of Service:

  1. Habitual PSAs who have developed physical and/or psychological dependence on drugs;
  2. Occasional PSAs who use psychotropic substance for various reasons without medical consultation;
  3. Potential PSAs who are in high risk environment/ situation and/or ignorant of the risks and consequences of such abuse;
  4. Dischargees form self-financing DTRCs in need, of professional support and aftercare service in the community;
  5. Significant others of PSAs, such as parents, families, school personnel and employers, etc;
  6. Allied professionals who are working with potential, occasional or habitual PSAs;and
  7. Stakeholders and general public, especially young people, at community level.

 

Sane Centre

Address: Units 03-04, 16/F., No. 99 Tai Ho Road, Tsuen Wan, N.T., Hong Kong

Tel: 2402 1010

Fax: 2614 2695

Email: sane@hkcys.org.hk 

Website: www.sanecentre.net

Overview

Hong Kong Children & Youth Services is a multi-social service agency. The Agency provides social services, including :