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Interactives

Take time to experience some of our interactive features. Theses include games, tests and other tools to improve your substance abuse knowledge.

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Publications

Browse through our knowledge base of papers, surveys, fact sheets and other publications on substance abuse in Jamaica.

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Videos

View videos and other multimedia productions produced for the NCDA. These videos may also be viewed on Youtube.com.

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Glossary

Become acquainted with terms and words related to substance abuse within Jamaica and the rest of the world with our glossary.

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Research Day 2012 was held at the Medallion Hall Hotel on November 28, 2012.  It featured presentations from leading researchers in Jamaica on the issues surrounding substance abuse.  The presentations were well recieved by an audience of substance abuse professionals, students and medial personnel. 

The objectives of the Research Day programme were:

 1. To foster research relationships among academia and the National Council on Drug Abuse.

2. To provide a forum in which researchers can share current work related to substance abuse in Jamaica.

3. To encourage research in the area of substance abuse

The researchers/presenters were: (Click on the link to open the presentations

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Presentation 1  -  National Research on Substance Youth Among Youth, Mrs. Uki Atkinson  

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Presentation 2 -  Gender Differences in Simultaneous Poly Drug Consumption among Undergraduate University Students in One University in Jamaica - Mrs. Patrice Whitehorne-Smith

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Presentation 3 -  Maltreatment during Childhood and Its Relationship with Drug Use/Abuse, Dr. Samantha Longman-Mills

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Presentation 4 - The Concept of Drug Court Treatment, Judge Stephanie Haisley

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Presentation 5 - Predictors of Successful Graduation and Retention in an Outpatient Jamaican Drug Treatment Court Dr. Kevin Goulbourn

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Presentation 6 - Co-morbidlity between Psychological Distress and Drug Abuse/Dependence among Patients in Treatment Centres, Ms. Patrice Reid (CAM-H Fellow)

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Monday, 23 June 2014 17:50

NCDA moves to address substance abuse in schools - Jamaica Observer Monday, May 12, 2014

Monday, 23 June 2014 17:40

Tobacco Use Rising Among Jamaican Adolescents!

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 03:31

 We have just completed a National Youth Survey.  What we found may surprise you!                

Thursday, 01 May 2014 16:00

  Do We Have a Drug Problem?   Community Perceptions of Substance Misuse in Jamaica

Thursday, 01 May 2014 04:07

Smoke Free Spaces... Healthy PlacesIn commemoration of internationally celebrated World No Tobacco Day, this year, the NCDA will co-ordinate a signature drive campaign encouraging persons to say...

Thursday, 01 May 2014 00:52

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...

Thursday, 07 November 2013 01:59

Friday - November 1  Final Day for Applications for the Youth Lifestyle Leader Award Sunday - November 3 National Church Service St. Ann New Testament

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 02:18

Friday, 23 August 2013 02:37

 Are you ready to ready to send your kids back to school?  In the preparation of bags and books and uniforms, remember to prepare them to resist drug use.  That means you have some...

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 01:19

The National Council on Drug Abuse and its partners organized a celebration of July 15 as the day ban against smoking in public places came into effect. 

Friday, 28 June 2013 02:57

READ Junior : Making a Difference in the Nations' Children  

Friday, 28 June 2013 02:37

   Jamaica Observes World Drug Day 2013.  International Day on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Thursday, 27 June 2013 17:04

   A new high....

Thursday, 27 June 2013 16:47

The Jamaican War Against Drugs.       In our own backyard we have been engaged in our own war to stop the illicit trafficking and drug abuse. Drug production and...

Thursday, 27 June 2013 16:01

June 26 is International Day Aganist Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking!

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 03:05

Is the TOBACCO Industry MANIPULATING YOU? Ban Tobacco Advertizing, Promotion and Sponsorship  

Wednesday, 08 May 2013 14:08

World No Tobacco Day   31 May 2013

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