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Adverse Mental Health Effects of a New Psychotropic Substance (Synthetic Cathinones) Use: a Literature Review
Research (R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 190051
Project Approved in 2019
Project Description

The project aims at conducting a literature review on the risk factors, frequencies, symptoms, pathomechanisms and treatments of Synthetic Cathinones (SCs)-related psychiatric disorders, e.g., SC use disorder, psychosis, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and cognitive impairment.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$419,648.00
Grantee
Department of Psychiatry, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Project Duration
15 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Medical institution
Academic institution / School
Project Activity
Other
Beneficiary Group
Rehabilitee
Drug dependent person
District
Territory-wide
Research (R)
Project Approved in 2019
The project aims at conducting a literature review on the risk factors, frequencies, symptoms, pathomechanisms and treatments of Synthetic Cathinones (SCs)-related psychiatric disorders, e.g., SC use disorder, psychosis, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and cognitive impairment.
The Application of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) as an Adjunct Therapy in Reduction of Craving and Consumption of Illicit Drugs
Research (R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 190052
Project Approved in 2019
Project Description

The project aims at (i) examining if rTMS can reduce craving and consumption of the most commonly used illicit drugs (amphetamine and cocaine) among young people (aged 18 to 35) in Hong Kong; (ii) investigating the association between rTMS protocol (frequency and intensity) and drug craving and consumption; (iii) investigating whether there are gains in executing functioning and reduction in depressive and anxiety symptoms among participants who have received rTMS treatment.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$796,807.00
Grantee
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Project Duration
24 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Academic institution / School
Project Activity
Medical assessment / Medical treatment service
Other
Beneficiary Group
Drug dependent person
District
Territory-wide
Research (R)
Project Approved in 2019
The project aims at (i) examining if rTMS can reduce craving and consumption of the most commonly used illicit drugs (amphetamine and cocaine) among young people (aged 18 to 35) in Hong Kong; (ii) investigating the association between rTMS protocol (frequency and intensity) and drug craving and consumption; (iii) investigating whether there are gains in executing functioning and reduction in depressive and anxiety symptoms among participants who have received rTMS treatment.
Acute toxicity related to psychoactive substance abuse and the impact of emergency department interventions on drug-related re-attendance
Research (R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 190053
Project Approved in 2019
Project Description

The project aims at (i) characterising the pattern and trend of acute toxicity related to methamphetamine, cocaine and cannabis abuse presenting to emergency departments (EDs) in Hong Kong and to evaluate the impact of the pattern of drug use and severity of acute toxicity on ED re-attendance for drug-related problems; (ii) evaluating the current practice of ED interventions, including psychosocial interventions, pharmacological treatment beyond management of acute poisoning, and case referral to substance abuse services, and their impact on reducing subsequent drug-related ED re-attendance; and (iii) sharing the knowledge generated in this project with frontline social workers working in the field of substance abuse and explore effective strategies to engage drug abusers early in the hospital setting, facilitate case referral and provision of continuum of services, and strengthen care after ED discharge in order to reduce recurrent drug-related ED visits in a multi-sectoral platform. Acute toxicity related to psychoactive substance abuse and the impact of emergency department interventions on drug-related re-attendance(沒有中文項目名稱)

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$625,490.00
Grantee
Emergency Medicine Unit, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Project Duration
12 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Medical institution
Academic institution / School
Project Activity
Other
Beneficiary Group
Drug dependent person
District
Territory-wide
Research (R)
Project Approved in 2019
The project aims at (i) characterising the pattern and trend of acute toxicity related to methamphetamine, cocaine and cannabis abuse presenting to emergency departments (EDs) in Hong Kong and to evaluate the impact of the pattern of drug use and severity of acute toxicity on ED re-attendance for drug-related problems; (ii) evaluating the current practice of ED interventions, including psychosocial interventions, pharmacological treatment beyond management of acute poisoning, and case referral to substance abuse services, and their impact on reducing subsequent drug-related ED re-attendance; and (iii) sharing the knowledge generated in this project with frontline social workers working in the field of substance abuse and explore effective strategies to engage drug abusers early in the hospital setting, facilitate case referral and provision of continuum of services, and strengthen care after ED discharge in order to reduce recurrent drug-related ED visits in a multi-sectoral platform. Acute toxicity related to psychoactive substance abuse and the impact of emergency department interventions on drug-related re-attendance(沒有中文項目名稱)
The prevalence and factors associated with post-release substance use in ex-offenders in Hong Kong
Research (R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 190054
Project Approved in 2019
Project Description

The project aims at (i) exploring the prevalence and profile of substance use behaviours in ex-offenders one year post-release; (ii) identifying risk factors for drug use after discharged from prison, protective factors for remaining drug-free, and factor associated with methadone treatment compliance in these substance using ex-offenders; and (iii) conducting qualitative interviews to have a detailed examination in understanding participant’s experience during imprisonment and after release that might be relevant to the substance use behaviour. 本港更生人士的毒品使用概況和相關因素研究

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$787,686.00
Grantee
The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong
Project Duration
18 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Other provider of drug treatment and rehabilitation service
Project Activity
Other
Beneficiary Group
High-risk youth
Social worker
General public
District
Territory-wide
Research (R)
Project Approved in 2019
The project aims at (i) exploring the prevalence and profile of substance use behaviours in ex-offenders one year post-release; (ii) identifying risk factors for drug use after discharged from prison, protective factors for remaining drug-free, and factor associated with methadone treatment compliance in these substance using ex-offenders; and (iii) conducting qualitative interviews to have a detailed examination in understanding participant’s experience during imprisonment and after release that might be relevant to the substance use behaviour. 本港更生人士的毒品使用概況和相關因素研究
Virtual Reality (VR) & Augmented Reality (AR)-based Preventive Drug Project in Schools
Preventive Education and Publicity (PE&P)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180001
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at enhancing secondary school students’ knowledge on drug harms through drug awareness video, Augmented Reality (AR) game and Virtual Reality (VR) game. Project elements include production of drug awareness video, development of AR game, VR game and mobile app, as well as recruitment of nursing student ambassadors to assist in the preventive education activities in secondary schools.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$2,261,500.00
Grantee
School of Nursing and Health Studies, The Open University of Hong Kong
Project Duration
27 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Academic institution / School
Project Activity
Multi-media activity
Beneficiary Group
Secondary school student
District
Territory-wide
Preventive Education and Publicity (PE&P)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at enhancing secondary school students’ knowledge on drug harms through drug awareness video, Augmented Reality (AR) game and Virtual Reality (VR) game. Project elements include production of drug awareness video, development of AR game, VR game and mobile app, as well as recruitment of nursing student ambassadors to assist in the preventive education activities in secondary schools.
「Check Point! – One Step Ahead」- Ethnic Minority Teenage Beat Drugs Project (2)
Preventive Education and Publicity (PE&P)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180002
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at raising anti-drug awareness of Ethnic Minority (EM) youths, high-risk youths and parents in Yuen Long, Tin Shui Wai and Tuen Mun districts. Project elements include sharing from reformed drug abusers, EM celebrities, anti-drug parenting workshops, visits to Hong Kong Jockey Club Drug InfoCentre (DIC) and drug rehabilitation centres, mobile outreach stations, outreaching services, volunteer services, anti-drug ambassador training scheme, sports and adventure-based activities and anti-drug carnivals.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$2,164,370.00
Grantee
Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong
Project Duration
24 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Other
Project Activity
Workshop / Seminar / Sharing session
Guided tour or visit to drug rehabilitation programme
Outreaching service
Professional counselling / Psychological assessment / Psycho-therapy
Supportive service / Mutual support group / Peer programme / Volunteer programme
Other
Beneficiary Group
Ethnic minority
District
Tuen Mun
Yuen Long
Preventive Education and Publicity (PE&P)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at raising anti-drug awareness of Ethnic Minority (EM) youths, high-risk youths and parents in Yuen Long, Tin Shui Wai and Tuen Mun districts. Project elements include sharing from reformed drug abusers, EM celebrities, anti-drug parenting workshops, visits to Hong Kong Jockey Club Drug InfoCentre (DIC) and drug rehabilitation centres, mobile outreach stations, outreaching services, volunteer services, anti-drug ambassador training scheme, sports and adventure-based activities and anti-drug carnivals.
"Your Choice" Nano-movie Competition cum “Blazing Spirit” Youth Ambassador Programme
Preventive Education and Publicity (PE&P)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180003
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at raising the anti-drug awareness of young people through a nano-movie competition and a community-wide anti-drug publicity programme. Project elements include seminars by positive celebrity icons, a nano-movie competition and award presentation ceremony, community art activities and roving exhibitions, as well as promotion and screening of shortlisted and winning movies.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$1,065,025.00
Grantee
Hong Kong Association of Youth Development
Project Duration
12 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Other
Project Activity
Workshop / Seminar / Sharing session
Multi-media activity
Other
Beneficiary Group
Secondary school student
Tertiary school student
General youth
Young adult outside school network
High-risk youth
Teacher
Social worker
General public
Parent
District
Territory-wide
Preventive Education and Publicity (PE&P)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at raising the anti-drug awareness of young people through a nano-movie competition and a community-wide anti-drug publicity programme. Project elements include seminars by positive celebrity icons, a nano-movie competition and award presentation ceremony, community art activities and roving exhibitions, as well as promotion and screening of shortlisted and winning movies.
《Cheerful Life》Beat Drugs Creative Filmmaking Project
Preventive Education and Publicity (PE&P)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180004
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at engaging young film makers through telling them the stories of drug rehabilitees, and hence mobilising them to produce high quality films in raising general public’s awareness about drug harms. Project elements include organisation of professional training in creative filmmaking and scriptwriting with anti-drug education elements, professional mentorship programme and film making workshops, broadcast of movies in cinema, online platforms and roving movie sharing sessions.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$1,342,352.00
Grantee
Life Association Limited
Project Duration
18 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Other
Project Activity
Workshop / Seminar / Sharing session
Multi-media activity
Other
Supportive service / Mutual support group / Peer programme / Volunteer programme
Beneficiary Group
General youth
Teacher
Social worker
General public
Parent
District
Territory-wide
Preventive Education and Publicity (PE&P)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at engaging young film makers through telling them the stories of drug rehabilitees, and hence mobilising them to produce high quality films in raising general public’s awareness about drug harms. Project elements include organisation of professional training in creative filmmaking and scriptwriting with anti-drug education elements, professional mentorship programme and film making workshops, broadcast of movies in cinema, online platforms and roving movie sharing sessions.
“Eliminating Work-related Stress” – Educating young workers about the benefits of a drug-free workplace all over Hong Kong”
Preventive Education and Publicity (PE&P)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180005
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at disseminating anti-drug messages to young workers aged 21 to 35, in particular young employees in high pressure industries. Project elements include production and broadcasting of video series on grantee’s online platforms and outdoor digital platforms, as well as organisation of sharing meetings in annual events of partnering commercial or industrial organisations.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$846,000.00
Grantee
RoadShow Productions Limited
Project Duration
18 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Other
Project Activity
Workshop / Seminar / Sharing session
Other
Beneficiary Group
Young adult outside school network
General public
District
Territory-wide
Preventive Education and Publicity (PE&P)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at disseminating anti-drug messages to young workers aged 21 to 35, in particular young employees in high pressure industries. Project elements include production and broadcasting of video series on grantee’s online platforms and outdoor digital platforms, as well as organisation of sharing meetings in annual events of partnering commercial or industrial organisations.
“Drugs Zero! Anti-drugs” Project
Preventive Education and Publicity (PE&P)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180006
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at enhancing secondary school students’ anti-drug attitude and resilience through various programmes, adventure-based activities and community events. Project elements include adventure-based training camp, adventure-ship programme, dancing training for EM students, anti-drug day, as well as anti-drug carnival and musical shows for general public.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$663,400.00
Grantee
Buddhist Fat Ho Memorial College
Project Duration
12 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Academic institution / School
Project Activity
Workshop / Seminar / Sharing session
Other
Beneficiary Group
Secondary school student
General public
Teacher
Parent
Ethnic minority
District
Islands
Preventive Education and Publicity (PE&P)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at enhancing secondary school students’ anti-drug attitude and resilience through various programmes, adventure-based activities and community events. Project elements include adventure-based training camp, adventure-ship programme, dancing training for EM students, anti-drug day, as well as anti-drug carnival and musical shows for general public.
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