The NDDCB has taken measures to expand its services to the grass root level by extending the outreach drug prevention and treatment programmes to the district level. This has been further enhanced by improving the facilities and increasing the number of outreach officers assigned to Grama Niladhari divisions in high prevalence areas in Colombo and suburbs as well as in outstation areas.
To extend Board's services (prevention, treatment and rehabilitation) to drug dependents and their families, high risk groups in community and the general public.
To establish and maintain a communication network between Schools, Grama Niladaries, Samurdhi Officers, Divisional Secretaries, Social Service Officers, Principals and Religious Leaders to develop programmes on discouraging the use of drugs conducted by the Board.
To evaluate the effect / success of aforesaid programmes by carrying out continuous follow up activities.
To provide prevention and treatment services to drug users, their families and to the general public.
|Name of the Officer||Location||Tel No|
|Mr. Aminda Jayasinghe||Maradana, Borella, Obesekarapura,||0776 119 319|
|Rajagiriya, Ambagahawatta, Welikada||0718 555 870|
|Mr. Athukorala||Bloemendal, Madampitiya, Thotalanga, Grandpass, Mahawatta||0713 540 523|
|Mr. Kumara||Dehiwala, Mt Lavinia, Ratmalana||0718 108 928|
|0718 555 887|
|Mr. Saman Kumara||Modara, Mattakkuliya, Pettah, Kotahena||0715 106 303|
|Mrs. Indrakumari||Slave Island, Hunupitiya, Wekanda||0715 197 370|
|Mr. Amila Vidyaratna||Kottawa, Maharagama, Nugegoda, Kirullapone||0716 354 704|
Urban council chilaw Prevention Programme
Joseph Vazz College Wennappuva Shcool programme
Drug Free Model Village
Outreach unit of the NDDCB has started new outreach programme in the Kahapola Village at Piliyandala DN Division on 2nd of May 2012. The objectives of the programme was to build a drug free model village and provided NDDCB services to the villagers. According to the available statistical data ,kahapola village is the one of the high drug prevalence areas in the piliyandala DN division.
Mobile Drug Awareness Programmes in Underserved Settlements in Colombo
The Board has recently expended outreach drug prevention activities to the Underserved Settlements in Colombo through the outreach officers as it has been recognized as a high drug prevalence city.