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Nation 19 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Minister: Let’s focus on social health

KUALA LUMPUR: A proposal to revamp the way the scourge of drug addiction and abuse is countered is being weighed, with the emphasis to move away from mere punitive action under the criminal justice system.

Nation 17 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

Facing stigma of drug addiction

TELUK INTAN: Rehabilitated drug addicts failing to adapt to society which treats them as outcasts is all too common a story.

Nation 17 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

Drug addiction can be treated as a medical problem

Addiction can now be viewed as a treatable disease with the introduction of medicine to replace 'hard' drugs such as heroin.

Nation 10 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

Tackling drug addiction in schools

PETALING JAYA: School counsellors will soon undergo psychoeducation training to help students with drug problems.

AseanPlus News 09 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

Switching off drug addiction

SHANGHAI: Patient No.1 is a thin man with a scabby face and bouncy knees. His head, shaved for surgery, is wrapped in a clean, white cloth.

Nation 02 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian brain surgeon tells Sydney court of sex and drug addiction

MELBOURNE: A Malaysian neurosurgeon told a Sydney court this week that he realised his drug and sex addiction was spiralling out of control when a 22-year-old prostitute, Victoria McIntyre, died from a cocaine overdose in his Sydney noshade size=-2 width=50%>

Nation 25 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

DG: About 10,000 sought help for drug addiction

KUALA LUMPUR: About 10,000 Malaysians with addiction problems have sought help, the National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) said.

Nation 24 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

‘Family counselling vital to help addicts’

PETALING JAYA: Family counselling must be strengthened to fight drug addiction because many youths involved came from families facing conflict or where parents had divorced, said a former drug user.

Nation 08 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Two cops nabbed for drug addiction, armed robbery

KUALA TERENGGANU: Two policemen from Pahang and Selangor were detained here to facilitate investigations into drug possession, addiction and armed robbery.