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09:26 | Jun 12 | 2013

Rehabilitation centers for drug-addicted minors to be in Yakutsk

The Republic Commission for cases of minors and their rights protection under the Government of the Republic discussed issues of prevention of child neglect and juvenile delinquency.

The meeting was chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister Feodosia Gabysheva with the participation of ministries and departments representatives.

According to the Deputy Minister of Health, Lyudmila Verbitskaya, the drug abuse situation remains stable from year to year. To date, the Republic’s health workers have identified 132 teenagers seen in drugs use.

In this regard, the representative of the Ministry raised the issue of minors’ medical and psychological and drug rehabilitation establishment in the Republic.