NCSA To Host Public Lecture

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) will host a lunchtime lecture entitled Supporting the Family of Drug Users, on Thursday, January 31, in its training room, at the corner of 1st Avenue Belleville and Pine Road.  It will begin at 11:00 a.m. The lecture, which forms part of NCSA’s activities to mark Drug Awareness Month 2019, will be delivered …

Public Urged To Mark Blue Week

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are encouraged to wear blue from Tuesday, January 22, until Saturday, January 26, to mark Blue Week, which is being hosted by the National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA). This forms part of the organization’s month-long activities for Drug Awareness Month being celebrated under the theme: Women of Substance. Blue Week was designed to create a …

NCSA To Reach Out To Public In Bus Stands

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

As part of its community outreach initiative and to mark Drug Awareness Month 2019, staff of the National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) will interact and share information with commuters in some bus stands. On Friday, January 11, the NCSA staff will share drug information with commuters in the Princess Alice Bus Stand, Bridgetown, and again on Friday, January 18, …

A Healthier You: Managing Workplace Stress

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(Stock Photo) In this ever-demanding world of work you are often warned about becoming overburdened, with the quote “stress kills”. However, according to Occupational Therapist, Lennox Rochester, this does not have to be the case. Mr. Rochester recently explored the issue during a lecture on the topic ‘Managing Stress’, hosted by the National Council on Substance Abuse, as part of …

NCSA To Host Blue Week

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are encouraged to wear blue from Tuesday, January 23, until Saturday, January 27, to mark Blue Week, being hosted by the National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA). This forms part of month-long activities for Drug Awareness Month, being celebrated under the theme: Taking Charge of Change. Blue Week was designed to create a greater awareness about …

Barbadians Urged To Better Manage Stress

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An occupational therapist is encouraging Barbadians to educate themselves about the signs of stress and practise healthy ways of coping. Lennox Rochester gave the advice as he delivered yesterday’s lecture, hosted by the National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) on the topic: Managing Stress, at its offices, located at the corner of 1st Avenue Belleville and Pine Road,   St. Michael. …

NCSA To Host Blue Week

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are encouraged to wear blue from Monday, January 23, until Saturday, January 28, to mark Blue Week, hosted by the National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA). This forms part of the organisation’s month-long activities for Drug Awareness Month, being celebrated this year under the theme: Taking Charge of Change. Drug Education Officer at the NCSA, Wendy …

NCSA Hosts Lunch-time Lecture

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) will host a lunch-time lecture entitled: Prescription Drugs and You, on Tuesday, January 10, at its 1st Avenue Belleville and Pine Road, St. Michael, office beginning at noon. Head of the Barbados Pharmaceutical Society, Paul Gibson, will be the featured speaker at the lecture. Interested persons are asked to contact the NCSA at …