Barbados Labelled A Leader In Drug Fight

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Barbados has been described as a leader in the Caribbean and the hemisphere in its fight to treat drug abuse offenders. The island’s Drug Treatment Court and other treatment programmes came in for high praise from Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), Adam Namm, during a courtesy call today on Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite. …

Drug Treatment Court Hosts Town Hall Meeting

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Members of the public are invited to attend a town hall meeting being hosted by the Drug Treatment Court on Saturday, January 20, at the St. Albans Anglican Church, Lower Carlton, St. James, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The topics for discussion are: The Role of the Drug Treatment Court; Mental Health and Drugs; and Sports and Drugs. The panellists will …

AG: Vision For Problem Solving Courts

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With the Drug Treatment Court (DTC) up and running in Barbados, Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, has shared his vision for a problem-solving court model to be spread across the island. He said these courts could focus on commercial and family matters, as well as on persons with mental health issues. “At least a third of the people in prison could …

Drug Court To Sit On July 19

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Participants and members of the Drug Treatment Court are advised that the next sitting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 19, at the Supreme Court Complex, White Park Road, St. Michael, beginning at 2:30 p.m. As a result, all participants of the Drug Treatment Court are asked to contact Cheryl Griffith at the Centre for Counselling Addiction Support Alternatives (CASA) at …

Drug Treatment Court Notice

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Participants and members of the Drug Treatment Court are advised that the next sitting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 31, at the Supreme Court Complex, White Park Road, St. Michael. As a result, all participants are asked to contact Cheryl Griffith at the Centre for Counselling Addiction Support Alternatives (CASA) at 427-5953, as soon as possible. See also: READ MORE …

Drug Treatment Court Programme

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All participants of the Drug Treatment Court Programme are invited to a meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, April 12, at the Supreme Court Complex, Whitepark Road, St. Michael, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Participants are also asked to maintain their scheduled visits with their counsellors. See also: READ MORE Barbados Labelled A Leader In Drug Fight anemptytextlline READ MORE Drug Treatment Court Hosts …

Notice For Drug Treatment Court Applicants

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All applicants of the Drug Treatment Court are invited to a meeting on Wednesday, October 12, at the Supreme Court Complex, White Park Road, St. Michael, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Persons are therefore asked to contact the Court Clerk at 310-4592 as soon as possible for more details. See also: READ MORE Barbados Labelled A Leader In Drug Fight anemptytextlline …

AG’s Say On Marijuana Legalisation

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Don’t expect Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, to encourage the legalisation of marijuana without first understanding all the implications it has for Barbados and its youth. He made his position on the debate for Barbados to follow its Caribbean neighbours and legalise marijuana clear as he addressed the National Council on Substance Abuse’s 21st anniversary awards and recognition ceremony at the …