The Singapore naltrexone community-based project for heroin addicts compared with drugfree community-based program: the first cohort.

@article{Chan1996TheSN,
  title={The Singapore naltrexone community-based project for heroin addicts compared with drugfree community-based program: the first cohort.},
  author={K Y Chan},
  journal={Journal of clinical forensic medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={87-92}
}
  • K Y Chan
  • Published 1996 in Journal of clinical forensic medicine
The cornerstone of heroin rehabilitation in Singapore from 1991 to 1993 was the Three Phase Program (3PP). This was a multimodal approach embracing job placement, individual and family counselling, home placement and restriction of movement by electronic monitoring. Opioid addicts in Singapore are detained by executive order. Inmates volunteer to be on the community program. The completion rate (i.e. the number of inmates presumptively drug-free after 1 year) was 24%. In August 1993, naltrexone… CONTINUE READING

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