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Change Lens ‧Change Life (Chinese Medication Support Programme)
Treatment and Rehabilitation (T&R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180051
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at supporting drug abusers and their family members by providing free medical treatments as well as counselling services through Medical and Social Comprehensive Treatment Model. Through engaging the family members of drug abusers, it aims at enhancing drug abusers’ motivation to quit drugs. Project elements include (a) family support group services for family members of drug abusers; (b) vocational training or interest classes, free medical support service for drug users and their family members; (c) review camp or day camp for hidden drug abusers and (e) regular telephone contacts, mails, visits and aftercare follow ups arranged for drug abusers and their family members by social workers or peer counsellors.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$1,637,276.00
Grantee
Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong
Project Duration
24 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Counselling Centre for Psychotropic Substance Abusers (CCPSA)
Project Activity
Workshop / Seminar / Sharing session
Medical assessment / Medical treatment service
Supportive service / Mutual support group / Peer programme / Volunteer programme
Vocational training / Aftercare service
Other
Beneficiary Group
Drug dependent person
Family member of rehabilitee
District
Territory-wide
Treatment and Rehabilitation (T&R)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at supporting drug abusers and their family members by providing free medical treatments as well as counselling services through Medical and Social Comprehensive Treatment Model. Through engaging the family members of drug abusers, it aims at enhancing drug abusers’ motivation to quit drugs. Project elements include (a) family support group services for family members of drug abusers; (b) vocational training or interest classes, free medical support service for drug users and their family members; (c) review camp or day camp for hidden drug abusers and (e) regular telephone contacts, mails, visits and aftercare follow ups arranged for drug abusers and their family members by social workers or peer counsellors.
Rainbow after the rain
Treatment and Rehabilitation (T&R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180052
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at providing outreaching and rehabilitation service for South Asian EM drug abusers. Project elements include outreaching service, pre-employment workshop, jobs skills and vocational training courses, outward bound training, individual and group counselling sessions and aftercare service organised for drug abusers. Relationship rebuilding and counselling support for family members of EM drug abusers and training and psychological support for EM peer counsellors will also be arranged.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$1,896,214.00
Grantee
Operation Dawn Ltd.
Project Duration
24 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre (DTRC) and Halfway House
Project Activity
Medical assessment / Medical treatment service
Supportive service / Mutual support group / Peer programme / Volunteer programme
Vocational training / Aftercare service
Other
Beneficiary Group
Rehabilitee
Drug dependent person
Family member of rehabilitee
Ethnic minority
District
Territory-wide
Treatment and Rehabilitation (T&R)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at providing outreaching and rehabilitation service for South Asian EM drug abusers. Project elements include outreaching service, pre-employment workshop, jobs skills and vocational training courses, outward bound training, individual and group counselling sessions and aftercare service organised for drug abusers. Relationship rebuilding and counselling support for family members of EM drug abusers and training and psychological support for EM peer counsellors will also be arranged.
Enlightening wonderful life
Treatment and Rehabilitation (T&R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180053
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at providing rehabilitation and treatment programmes and counselling to female rehabilitated drug abusers, their family members and graduates from sister hostels. Project elements include hobby and leisure classes, vocational training course, individual counselling and life education workshops, aftercare services, adventure training and support parents work.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$2,670,766.00
Grantee
Operation Dawn Ltd.
Project Duration
36 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre (DTRC) and Halfway House
Project Activity
Workshop / Seminar / Sharing session
Professional counselling / Psychological assessment / Psycho-therapy
Supportive service / Mutual support group / Peer programme / Volunteer programme
Vocational training / Aftercare service
Beneficiary Group
Rehabilitee
Drug dependent person
Family member of rehabilitee
District
Territory-wide
Treatment and Rehabilitation (T&R)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at providing rehabilitation and treatment programmes and counselling to female rehabilitated drug abusers, their family members and graduates from sister hostels. Project elements include hobby and leisure classes, vocational training course, individual counselling and life education workshops, aftercare services, adventure training and support parents work.
Development of objective measure of psychotropic substances abuse using Automatic Retinal Image Analysis (ARIA)
Research (R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180054
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at studying the drug effects on the human brains and its medical consequences. It plans to develop a method for detecting psychotropic substances abuse using the Automatic Retinal Image Analysis technology, a well-established non-invasive screening approach for analysing retinal vascular architecture.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$2,613,260.00
Grantee
Centre for Clinical Research and Biostatistics, Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Project Duration
36 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Academic institution / School
Project Activity
Other
Beneficiary Group
Rehabilitee
Drug dependent person
District
Territory-wide
Research (R)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at studying the drug effects on the human brains and its medical consequences. It plans to develop a method for detecting psychotropic substances abuse using the Automatic Retinal Image Analysis technology, a well-established non-invasive screening approach for analysing retinal vascular architecture.
Adverse Mental Health Effects of Cannabis Use: a Literature Review and a Prevalence Study in Local Cannabis Abusers
Research (R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180055
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at studying the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in local cannabis users and to conduct a literature review on the harms of cannabis. Through a comprehensive literature review, the risk factors, frequency, symptoms, pathomechanism and treatment of cannabis-related psychiatric disorders will be identified. The psychiatric disorders will be assessed in a community setting using structured diagnostic interview in a cross-sectional study.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$1,421,248.00
Grantee
Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Project Duration
36 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Academic institution / School
Project Activity
Other
Beneficiary Group
Rehabilitee
Drug dependent person
District
Territory-wide
Research (R)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at studying the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in local cannabis users and to conduct a literature review on the harms of cannabis. Through a comprehensive literature review, the risk factors, frequency, symptoms, pathomechanism and treatment of cannabis-related psychiatric disorders will be identified. The psychiatric disorders will be assessed in a community setting using structured diagnostic interview in a cross-sectional study.
The feasibility and effects of mindfulness based relapse prevention (MBRP) on reducing craving and addictive behaviour in local adults with substance abuse disorders
Research (R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180056
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at assessing the feasibility and effects of mindfulness-based relapse prevention (MBRP) intervention programme on reducing craving and addictive behaviour in local adults with substance abuse disorders by a randomized controlled trial. It examines the changes of craving, substance use, mood symptoms, self-efficacy, acceptance, level of mindfulness and quality of life between those who have enrolled in the MBRP as compared to those in the usual care control group.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$1,401,266.00
Grantee
Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Project Duration
24 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Counselling Centre for Psychotropic Substance Abusers (CCPSA)
Project Activity
Professional counselling / Psychological assessment / Psycho-therapy
Beneficiary Group
Rehabilitee
Drug dependent person
General public
District
Territory-wide
Research (R)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at assessing the feasibility and effects of mindfulness-based relapse prevention (MBRP) intervention programme on reducing craving and addictive behaviour in local adults with substance abuse disorders by a randomized controlled trial. It examines the changes of craving, substance use, mood symptoms, self-efficacy, acceptance, level of mindfulness and quality of life between those who have enrolled in the MBRP as compared to those in the usual care control group.
Effects of Ketamine and Cannabis on Antimicrobial Peptide Expression and Infection Susceptibility: An In Vitro and Animal Study
Research (R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180057
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at studying the effects of ketamine and cannabidiol on cell culture and mouse model, with a view to enriching the understanding on the effects on the innate immune system and may also facilitate the treatment for drug abuse-associated pneumonia.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$3,086,761.00
Grantee
Department of Anaethesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Project Duration
36 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Academic institution / School
Project Activity
Other
Beneficiary Group
Professional (excluding social worker and teacher)
District
Territory-wide
Research (R)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at studying the effects of ketamine and cannabidiol on cell culture and mouse model, with a view to enriching the understanding on the effects on the innate immune system and may also facilitate the treatment for drug abuse-associated pneumonia.
A prospective study to evaluate the change in cognitive function in stimulant users
Research (R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180058
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at studying the effect of methamphetamine and cocaine on the cognitive function of abusers. It compares the change in cognitive functions and frequency of stimulant use in stimulant users with different severities of substance use disorder and determines the association between these two aspects.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$975,718.00
Grantee
Department of Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong
Project Duration
24 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Academic institution / School
Project Activity
Other
Beneficiary Group
Rehabilitee
Drug dependent person
Professional (excluding social worker and teacher)
District
Territory-wide
Research (R)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at studying the effect of methamphetamine and cocaine on the cognitive function of abusers. It compares the change in cognitive functions and frequency of stimulant use in stimulant users with different severities of substance use disorder and determines the association between these two aspects.
Substance misuse To Psychosis for Stimulants (SToP-S)—An Early Assertive Pharmacotherapy Intervention Study
Research (R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180059
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at studying the effects of new medications (Aripiprazole and Paliperidone) on stimulant (especially “Ice” and cocaine) drug abusers who are presented with psychotic symptoms to stop developing into a more disabling dependence state.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$5,999,524.00
Grantee
Department of Psychiatry, LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong
Project Duration
24 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Academic institution / School
Project Activity
Medical assessment / Medical treatment service
Other
Beneficiary Group
Rehabilitee
Drug dependent person
Professional (excluding social worker and teacher)
District
Territory-wide
Research (R)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at studying the effects of new medications (Aripiprazole and Paliperidone) on stimulant (especially “Ice” and cocaine) drug abusers who are presented with psychotic symptoms to stop developing into a more disabling dependence state.
A Study on the Recovery Process of Inmates with History of Drug Abuse: Challenges and Opportunities
Research (R)
Beat Drugs Fund Project No. 180060
Project Approved in 2018
Project Description

This project aims at identifying profiles and characteristics of inmates with drug-abusing behaviour, exploring rehabilitation process of the inmates with drug-abusing behaviour and identifying potential mechanisms to improve the rehabilitation outcomes and estimating the potential reduction in social costs relating to the potential improvements in the rehabilitation process.

Project Status
On-going
HK$ Approved Grant
$2,287,642.00
Grantee
Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong
Project Duration
24 Month(s)
Grantee Type
Academic institution / School
Project Activity
Other
Beneficiary Group
Rehabilitee
Drug dependent person
Social worker
District
Territory-wide
Research (R)
Project Approved in 2018
This project aims at identifying profiles and characteristics of inmates with drug-abusing behaviour, exploring rehabilitation process of the inmates with drug-abusing behaviour and identifying potential mechanisms to improve the rehabilitation outcomes and estimating the potential reduction in social costs relating to the potential improvements in the rehabilitation process.
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