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Substance Abuse Prevention Division

Nevis Street | St. John's | | Antigua and Barbuda


Contact Data


268 562-6757
268 462-4701



Business hours

8:00 Am to 4:30 PM Monday to Thursday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Friday


Type of organisation
Institutional presentation
Educate the general public about the dangers of drug abuse. Reduce the use of illegal drugs in Antigua and Barbuda. Prevent indiscriminate use of legal drugs.
Direct beneficiaries
  • Experimental drug users
  • Drug users
  • Problematic drug users
  • Fromer drug users
  • Motivational groups (drug users and not drug users)
  • Women presenting problematic drug use
  • Women with children
  • Specific drug users – Sex workers, Pregnant teens, Institutionalized persons (prisoners), School-age at risk youth, Out of school youths...
Target population activities
  • Family/parents
Objective of the centre/ services
To reduce and or eliminate substance use and misuse through education and counselling.
National coverage
It is indeed local, national and targeted. No one is being discriminated. Once the person needs the help they can access it.

Intervention framework

Intervention types
  • Prevention
  • Treatment
  • Social integration
  • Risk reduction
Intervention framework for Prevention
  • School/primary education
  • School/secondary education
  • Community
  • Public events
  • Family
  • Work place
Intervention framework for Treatment
  • Support groups
Intervention framework for Social integration
  • Education support
Intervention framework for Risk reduction
  • Interventions on prevention and health education
  • Community based programs (network, social inclusion…)
  • Support
  • Promotion
  • Health education
  • Training
  • Information
  • Guidance
  • Distribution of material
  • Awareness
  • Field work / Practicum placement
Description of the main activities

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