Take 5 Pop Up Bars

NCDA’S Take 5 Pop Up Bar/Refreshment Lounge The agency is embarking on a special summer communication initiative for public education and public relations. This is to reach approximately 6,000 -7000 persons over a seven week period, between July 14 – August 31, 2014. The NCDA is adopting the pop up concept as a part of … Read more

Teen Tobacco Use on the Rise

    At the policy leaders dissemination session held on May 9, NCDA officials revealed troubling new data on substance use among students aged 13 and older. The National Secondary School survey funded by the Organization of American States’ Inter American Drug Abuse Control Commission (OAS/CICAD) has been found to be a cost effective method … Read more

WNTD 2014

 A MILLION Thanks – WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY, May 31, 2014 Smoke Free Spaces … Healthy Places In commemoration of internationally celebrated World No Tobacco Day, this year, the NCDA will co-ordinate a signature drive campaign encouraging persons to say Thank you for Smoke Free Spaces!  This campaign will seek to get 1,000,000,000 signatures from … Read more

I Awards Ceremony

The Agency found pleasure in celebrating the leaders that inspired, influenced and impacted the area of substance misuse in Jamaica in a profound and lasting manner. The celebration was held on November 30, 2013 at the Pegasus Hotel in Kingston. The Award for Inspiration was presented to the Most Honourable Edward Seaga for his insight, … Read more

NCDA Goes Back to School

National Council on Drug Abuse Resistance Education tips Talk to your child or children about alcohol and other drugs – make sure they understand the dangers of using these substances. Get the facts about the effects of alcohol and other drugs – do you know the facts about how these substances affect the body or … Read more

Application for Field Officer – Trelawny

So you want to work with us. Good move! The Drug Abuse Secretariat seeks to recruit enthusiastic, responsible, committed and appropriately qualified staff to fill our current vacancy for a Substance Abuse Officer.  Your interest in the Drug Abuse Secretariat is appreciated and, if you are successful, you will find that working here will provide … Read more

Application for Senior Accountant

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS – SENIOR ACCOUNTANT So you want to work with us. Good move! The Drug Abuse Secretariat seeks to recruit enthusiastic, responsible, committed and appropriately qualified staff to fill our current vacancy for a Senior Accountant. Your interest in the Drug Abuse Secretariat is appreciated and, if you are successful, you will find … Read more