Treatment and Rehabilitation Division


  • To provide treatment and rehabilitation services to drug use individuals
  • To reduce personal and social disruptions associate with use of drugs
  • To improve quality of life of drug use individuals and their family members

  • Treatment Programme

    Duration of the treatment programme conducted by the board is more than one year. Clients need to stay two months at the center for residential treatment. Also there is a 14-days treatment programme admitting clients with a payment. After the residential period is over the client is required to enroll into the relapse prevention programme. Parents / guardians are required to assist the client’s recovering process and help to cope with uncomfortable feelings.

    The residential programme incorporates activities and experiences consistent with normal lifestyles. The clients will have a formal treatment programme during weekdays, less structured activities in evening and in weekends.

    Treatment activities

    Group counseling, Individual counseling, Family Counseling

  • Educational programme
  • Psycho education programme
  • Music Therapy, Art Therapy
  • Entertainment programme
  • Stress Management (physical exercises, meditation, yoga)
  • In-door & Out-door recreational activities
  • Vocational Training programme
  • After Care programme
  • Follow-up meeting, Family meeting
  • Health Awareness programme
  • Agriculture Activities
  • Spiritual programme
  • About Treatment & Rehabilitation Centers

    The centers consist of counseling rooms, office buildings, vocational training units, kitchen & dining halls. The centers provide basic but clean & hygienic accommodation, a balance diet, in-door and out-door recreational facilities, a group of friendly and trained staff. The treatment needs of each person are assessed individually. The centers managed by a resident Manager with a trained and well-experienced Counsellor, Assistant Counsellors and members of treatment staff who takes care of the residents. The counsellor would personally talk to parents, spouses or guardians on admission of the client to the center. There is a monthly get- together at the Centre for clients’ parents, spouses or guardians. Also, there is a monthly follow-up program for clients after completion of treatment programme.

    NDDCB Treatment Centers

    The main responsibility of this unit is to monitor and assist the drug treatment process and rehabilitation process of private and designated treatment centers in Sri Lanka.


    “Talangama” Prevention,Treatment & Rehabilitation Centre 172, Shanthi Mawatha Talangama

    Tel : +94 11 2788090
    Fax : +94 11 2788090
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    “Nawadiganthaya” Youth Prevention,Treatment & Rehabilitation Centre Urapola, Nittambuwa

    Tel : +94 33 2283060
    Fax : +94 33 2283060
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    “Galle” Youth Prevention,Treatment & Rehabilitation Centre Unawatuna Galle

    Tel : +94 91 2224443
    Fax : +94 91 2224443
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    “Kandy” Youth Prevention,Treatment & Rehabilitation Centre Mampitiya Estate Handessa, Peradeniya

    Tel : +94 81 2315504
    Fax : +94 81 2315504
    Email :