Change in Date for Drug Take-Back Drive

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As part of ongoing activities to mark Drug Awareness Month, the National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) will hold its Health Fair and Drug Take-Back Drive this Friday, January 18 and not Saturday, January 19, as previously stated.

It will take place in Jubilee Gardens, The City from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and according to co-ordinator of the event, Jennifer Baptiste, said the activity is an initiative aimed at reducing the abuse of Over-the-Counter (OTC) and prescription medication.

Activities for the health fair will include a condom demonstration by CARE Barbados; HIV Testing and Counselling; breast screening (male and female) by the Barbados Cancer Society; literature to be disseminated by the National Committee for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Dependency; pressure and cholesterol checks as well as face, hand and feet massages.

theresa.blackman@barbados.gov.bb

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