At this moment, the policy of Macao in about drugs treatment and rehabilitation consists of voluntary treatment. The seeking help and being transferred cases were concentrated and processed by government with “outpatient service”. NGO provides long term residential treatment and rehabilitation service.
The Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Division under Department of and Treatment of Problem Gambling and Drug Dependence, Social Welfare Bureau is the main branch department to response the treatment and rehabilitation service. It includes treatment and rehabilitation center for the drug abuser, provides professional consultation and funding for the support of NGO. And, the department also response to gather the relative information, analyze Macao drug problem situation of the drug use population, evaluate and develop the treatment and rehabilitation skills and work.
In addition, Health Bureau and Correctional Service Bureau (Coloane Prison and Youth Correctional Institution) also provide the relative support services for the drug abuser.