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

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Glossary

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million thanks 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 persons across the island. The signature drive will focus primary in communities and "sign here" booths will be set up in communities across the island.

This year's theme Jamaican theme, " Smoke Free Spaces... Healthy Places" targets the non-smoker being affected by second hand smoke. The Thanks Campaign will focus on the benefits of no smoking in public spaces on the

 

· Environment by reducing pollution to give us cleaner air to breathe

· Minimizing the effects from 2nd hand smoke

· Guaranteeing a healthier space for children to live and grow

The public is being asked to request thank you sheets to co-ordinate signing drives in workplaces and communities at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Persons can also sign, by liking us on Facebook, at facebook.com /ncda.org.jm and following us on twitter at drugfreeja

Start a smokefree campaign at your location ! Download sign up forms here. Forms are to be returned by May 25 to our Head Office at 2-6 Melmac Avenue Kingston 5 or call us for a pick up at 926-9002-4.

Monday, 04 August 2014 16:52

Take 5: Listen & Share

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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