Abu Dhabi Police stress must battle drug abuse by offering therapy to addicts – Information


Addicts can now apply for therapy companies on-line

Revealed: Solar 6 Feb 2022, 5:16 PM

Abu Dhabi Police officers have highlighted the significance of combating drug abuse by offering therapy to addicts and elevating consciousness concerning the risks of utilizing medicine.

Within the weekly programme on Abu Dhabi Radio FM, Brigadier Taher Ghareeb Al Dhaheri, director of Anti-Narcotics Directorate within the Felony Safety Sector, stated the door is open for drug customers to hunt therapy for dependancy.

He stated Abu Dhabi had launched a service that may assist present therapy to drug customers and addicts in a method that ensures complete confidentiality.

The service, which is offered in coordination with the Nationwide Rehabilitation Centre (NRC), provides alternative to drug addicts to use for therapy companies on-line.

In response to authorities, drug addicts can anonymously apply to enter the rehab as a part of the initiative referred to as ‘Forsat Amal’, which suggests ‘A Probability for Hope’ in Arabic.

People of all nationalities can apply on https://forsa.adpolice.gov.ae/ar and www.adpolice.gov.ae or through the Abu Dhabi Police good app.

The digital service was geared toward offering therapy and academic and steering supplies concerning the risks of medication and the way addicts can stop the behavior.

Al Dhaheri famous that the brand new initiative provides an opportunity to addicts to go for therapy with out being prosecuted, which is in accordance with Article 43 of Federal Legislation No. (8) of 2016. The regulation states that felony expenses can’t be imposed on drug customers or addicts in the event that they flip themselves in to authorities or their spouses or family to hunt dependancy therapy.

He famous that expats sentenced for drug abuse also can profit from the dependancy therapy program.

“The regulation provides powers to the choose to look at the individual’s situation and if they are often faraway from jail and be taken to the rehabilitation centre for dependancy therapy,” he stated.

Some vacationers, who’re caught bringing merchandise comparable to sweets and drinks to the UAE that include narcotic substances like marijuana, might not find out about drug guidelines within the area, Al Dhaheri stated.

“The brand new regulation has established a mechanism by which these supplies are confiscated and destroyed. However that is just for the primary time and the substances need to be in a product and never somebody carrying actual medicine. However in case of repetition, these vacationers or guests are usually punished and dropped at court docket,” he stated.


Dr Ali Hassan Al Marzouqi, Director of the Public Well being and Analysis Division on the Nationwide Rehabilitation Centre (NRC), stated the NRC is a specialised centre that treats virtually every kind of drug and alcohol addictions.

“General, we’re addressing the addition of every kind of medication. We additionally remedy alcoholism. Apparently, we’re taking measures to try to see that digital dependancy may also be cured ta the centre,” stated Al Mazrouqi.

Addicts also can name the centre through 8002252 and request for therapy companies.


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