FAQ : NADA Service Centre
1. What is NADA Service Centre?
Cure and Care Service Centre is a daily activity centre for those who require services related to drug problems.
2. What is the purpose of establishing the NADA Service Centre?
- To provide treatment and rehabilitation to those who experience drug problems in the community
- To provide referral and advisory services to those who need them in relation to drug problems
- To provide treatment and rehabilitations packages that are options for clients
- To provide service based on the concept of caring
- To provide prevention, affiliative and intervention services
3. What are the types of services offered by the NADA Service Centre?
The NADA Service Centre offers two types of services:
4. What are meant by ‘daycare’ and ‘residential’?
- Daycare is a treatment and rehabilitation service provided during the day starting at 8.00 in the morning to 5.00 in the evening.
- Residential service is treatment and rehabilitation in residence for a period of 1-3 months.
5. What are the conditions and criteria for a client to become a resident of NADA Service Centre?
Among the criteria with which a client may be accepted as a resident are:
- The client is free from any communicable/chronic disease (e.g.: HIV AIDS, tuberculosis, hepatitis, leprosy, epilepsy)
- The client does not have any psychiatric problems (e.g.: mental disturbance, mental disease).
- The client is under the age of 18 years.
- The client is not under police surveillance or involved in any criminal case.
6. What is meant by ‘open access’ as introduced at the NADA Service Centre?
Through an initiative taken from the Government Transformation Programme, NADA has introduced an open access service (open admission) to the people of Malaysia who have drug problems to proceed, voluntarily, without any pre-condition and without any legal implication, to any NADA Service Centre to receive drug treatment and rehabilitation.
7. What is the Psychosocial Programme?
The Psychosocial Programme is a treatment and rehabilitation programme provided to clients for the purposes of changing their addictive behaviour, equipping clients with skills to prevent a relapse, giving knowledge related to recovery and giving clients the confidence to return to society as normal functioning individuals.