Title

Projects approved in 2017

Preventive Education and Publicity Projects

Treatment and Rehabilitation Projects

Research Projects

Mixed Type Projects


Preventive Education and Publicity Projects

Project No. Grantee Project Title and Description Approved Grant
(HK$)
BDF170001 Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Limited Projection Dance – Youth Positive Development Project

This project aims at disseminating anti-drug messages to young people through projection mapping dancing (投影舞) performances and competitions. Project elements include visits to drug treatment centres, professional sharing sessions, multi-media experiential learning, projection mapping dance competitions, school-based roving performances, an award presentation ceremony and broadcast of winning performances on social media platforms.
$2,149,986.00
BDF170002 Yan Chai Hospital No. 2 Secondary School 抗逆小先鋒 (No English title)

This project aims at providing drug prevention education for primary and secondary school students in Tuen Mun District in order to enhance their knowledge on drug harms. Project elements include day-camps for primary school students and recruiting secondary school students to lead the activities.
$53,400.00
BDF170003 Life Education Activity Programme Drug Free Family – A Preventive Education Programme for Parents

This project aims at strengthening parent-child communication and parenting skills, raising parents’ anti-drug awareness, and helping parents to identify drug abuse behaviours at home. Project elements include parenting workshops with anti-drug elements, hosting of a social media webpage to disseminate news about drugs and tips on parenting skills, and provision of social platforms for parental support and sharing of parenting experience.
$1,816,760.00
BDF170004 Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong Detox – TheatresportsTM Competition

This project aims at disseminating anti-drug messages to young people via performing the art of Theatresports. Project elements include organising Theatresports performances at schools, Theatresports workshops, as well as district-based and territory-wide Theatresports competitions.
$1,562,963.00
BDF170005 1. SHITO-RYU-KARATE DO GC (GORKHA COMMUNITY) HONG KONG;
2. HONG KONG INTEGRATED NEPALESE SOCIETY LIMITED
REACH BEYOND PREVENTION

This project aims at raising the anti-drug awareness of ethnic Nepalese residents. Project elements include home visits to ethnic minorities, outreaching services, family activities, sports training, activities in echo of the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, and anti-drug seminars.
$695,650.00
BDF170006 Hong Kong Young Leaders Development Association "Live a Wonderful Life" Series - Microfilm Competition

This project aims at raising the anti-drug awareness of young people through micro-film competitions. Project elements include anti-drug seminars, experience sharing sessions by rehabilitees, visits to drug treatment service providers, micro-film production workshops and micro-film competitions. Winning micro-films will be shown in various schools.
$1,245,740.00
BDF170007 Organiser: Mong Kok Yin Ngai Societies

Co-organisers: Mong Kok District Residence Association, Blossom Charity Limited
Say “No” to refrain drug abuse!

This project aims at raising the anti-drug awareness of tertiary school students and residents in Mong Kok District and assisting residents to identify hidden drug abusers by providing training to tertiary school students as volunteers, and organising anti-drug publicity programmes in the district. Tertiary school students will also be invited to take part in anti-drug video shooting competition for the purpose of publicising anti-drug messages in the community.
$672,088.00
BDF170008 The Hong Kong Edinfotainment Base of Youth Company Limited Youth Dream – Drug Prevention Project

This project aims at improving participants’ knowledge of drug harms and help them build up positive values through anti-drug volunteer training, art training and public performances. Project elements include art development activities (e.g. dancing, video shooting, singing and song composition), volunteer training, talent shows, online dissemination of anti-drug advertisements and the theme song as well as a shared platform for practice.
$968,936.00
BDF170009 The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong Beat Drugs @ Mock Trial

This project aims at raising the anti-drug awareness of students by organising “mock trials” of drug-related criminal cases. Project elements include volunteer training for legal professionals, different sectors of the community and parents, school-based anti-drug activities, visit to courts, anti-drug talks for parents and teachers, pre- and post-mock trial interactive workshops, experience sharing sessions by instructors from the legal field and mock trial competitions for secondary schools (including schools for social development).
$1,654,419.00
BDF170010 Hong Kong Association of Youth Development "Your Choice" Nano-movie Competition cum “Blazing Spirit” Youth Ambassador Programme

This project aims at raising the anti-drug awareness of young people through a nano-movie competition. Project elements include assistant instructor workshops, youth ambassador training camps, 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.
$1,464,950.00
BDF170011 KELY Support Group Limited Project P.T.U.: Prevention Today Starts with You Part 2

This project aims at enhancing the anti-drug knowledge of non-Chinese speaking parents, teachers and relevant professionals, rectifying their misconceptions about drugs and thereby helping them to identify young psychotropic substance abusers at an early stage. Project elements include educational workshops for parents, teachers and adults with custodial responsibilities.
$316,700.00
BDF170012 KELY Support Group Limited Stories of Recovery

This project aims at raising the awareness of non-Chinese speaking communities in Hong Kong on drug problems via movies. Project elements include production of movies and publications on drug-related topics with local cultural background, and organisation of a launching ceremony and video shows.
$462,300.00
BDF170013 KELY Support Group Limited Drug Prevention Workshops for Young Athletes

This project aims at raising the awareness among young athletes, coaches and supporting staff on drugs. Project elements include workshops for young athletes in secondary schools and tertiary schools, as well as coaches and supporting staff of sport teams.
$87,680.00
BDF170014 Community Drug Advisory Council "Healthy Kid"

This project aims at nurturing resilience against drugs among lower primary school students and disseminating anti-drug messages to their parents. Project elements include anti-drug and health talks, carnivals and family-based workshops for lower primary school students, visits and setting up street infostations for the dissemination of anti-drug messages to the general public.
$765,030.00
BDF170015 Ming Pao Magazines Limited 「Voice Out ! 街口有樂 !」 Beat Drugs and Publicity Project

This project aims at arousing public awareness on the latest drug trends and encouraging drug abusers and their family members to seek help through online and other publicity platforms. Project elements include production of video programmes with artistes, online publicity via social media and Key Opinion Leaders, publication of featured stories on printed media and production of interactive online programmes with drug treatment service providers.
$3,073,000.00
BDF170016 Hong Kong Playground Association Creative Arts Mentors in Drug-free Campus

This project aims at enhancing self-esteem and resilience of high-risk youth through creative art training. Project elements include training for young “freeter” outside the school network and high-risk youth including school dropouts, as well as anti-drug education for secondary school students.
$2,474,456.00
BDF170017 Hong Kong Evangelical Church School Services Team Don't drug evils filter

This project aims at promoting anti-drug messages to primary school students, junior secondary school students and the general public in the New Territories. Project elements include public education on drug knowledge in the North District, and making use of war games, group activities, visits, games for school education, and training of health ambassadors.
$1,040,860.00
BDF170018 International Social Service (Hong Kong Branch) Beat Drugs,Start at home

This project aims at disseminating anti-drug messages to cross-boundary/new arrival students and parents, and the general public. Project elements include workshops, parents’ groups, visits, talks, family camps, school roving exhibitions and training of ambassadors.
$2,262,027.75
BDF170019 The Lok Sin Tong Benevolent Society, Kowloon Project HOPE – An integrated project with four intervention approaches on beating drugs

This project aims at cultivating positive attitudes against drugs among students, high-risk youths, young school leavers, parents and ethnic minorities, enhancing public’s knowledge of hidden drug abuse problems and promoting the importance of positive thinking and mental health. Project elements include rendering support to hidden/high-risk youths, ethnic minorities and their families, training workshops, online/community outreach, production of microfilms, song composition competitions, carnivals, roving dance/art performances and support groups.
$2,117,304.00
BDF170020 WWW Spirit < Take嘢點止死硬咁簡單!> 全港中學毒品禍害教育巡迴演出 (No English title)*

This project aims at disseminating anti-drug messages to secondary school students through interactive roving drama shows.
$829,665.00

* Project withdrawn

Treatment and Rehabilitation Projects

Project No. Grantee Project Title and Description Approved Grant
(HK$)
BDF170039 Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Addressing the Burden of Psychotropic Drug Abuse through the Recognition of Seizures and Epilepsy among Abusers

This project aims at addressing clinical needs and treatment of drug abusers who developed seizure disorder, and disseminating drug prevention messages to students. Project elements include fast-track outpatient clinic and inpatient consultations to drug abusers who suffer from seizures, telephone calls/home visits to family members of the drug abusers for counselling and psychosocial support, and outreach seminars to secondary school students on prevention of drug abuse.
$3,671,541.40
BDF170040 Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Integrated Centre on Addition Prevention and Treatment Substance Abuse Counselling for People Living with HIV (SACH-IV)

This project aims at improving drug-quitting motivation of HIV-infected drug abusers, promoting inter-disciplinary and cross-sector collaborations to deal with drug abuse patterns among HIV-infected persons and providing preventive education. Project elements include individual and group counselling to HIV-infected drug abusers, their partners and family members, clinical sharing sessions on drug abuse for professionals working with people living with HIV, and preventive education to HIV-infected persons or those who are at risk of HIV infection and drug abuse.
$2,872,968.00
BDF170041 Christian New Life Association Limited 天生我材必有用--回饋社會展新生 (No English title)

This project aims at providing vocational training to residents of its drug treatment and rehabilitation centre with a view to enhancing trainees’ sense of self-efficacy and facilitating their reintegration into society through providing household repair and maintenance services to low-income families and elderly.
$1,691,200.00
BDF170042 Mission Ark Limited New Life Integrated Model of Career Development Programme

This project aims at equipping residents of Mission Ark Yuen Long Centre with vocational skills and preparing them to reintegrate into society. Project elements include vocation and career development trainings, interest classes, job placement and sharing session.
$2,211,678.00
BDF170043 Operation Dawn Ltd. Live with an Ideal Life

This project aims at equipping male residents of its drug treatment and rehabilitation centre with vocational skills, preventing them from relapse, educating their children on positive values and rebuilding family relationship. Project elements include vocational training and war game for residents, training and psychological support for rehabilitees, workshops and support sessions for residents’ children and leisure activities for families.
$2,792,733.60
BDF170044 Hong Kong Lutheran Social Service Sprouting a New Life Journey: A Holistic Parent Counselling and Support Program for Drug-Abusing Parents

This project aims at serving pregnant drug abusers, drug abusing parents and their children in Kowloon East. Project elements include individual counselling services for drug abusing parents and parents-to-be, healthcare service for female drug abusers and their young children, treatment and support group for drug abusing parents, and training workshop for helping professionals.
$3,483,000.00
BDF170045 Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong Operation of Networking Hidden Drug Users

This project aims at linking up existing drug rehabilitation service and cooperating with Substance Abuse Clinics in providing daytime rehabilitation programmes. Project elements include outreach and visits, casework, medical consultation for drug abusers, support groups for family members, recruitment talks, vocational training and orientation in rehabilitation centres.
$4,122,360.00
BDF170046 Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong My Love. I Care.

This project aims at enhancing drug abusers’ role as parents so as to eliminate their drug-abusing habit and help them abstain from drugs. Project elements include family photo shooting, family camps, workshop on communication and parenting, family counselling, peer support group, community service and assessment service for drug abusers’ and rehabilitees' children.
$2,382,228.00
BDF170047 Department of Psychiatry, Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital,
Tai Po Hospital and North District Hospital
Tap the Hidden, Tap Your Talent 2.0

This project aims at providing assessment, screening, problem identification and treatment to hidden substance abusers and their carers with a view to improving their physical and psychosocial health. Project elements include home visits, professional and comprehensive assessment/screening, psychological and medical treatments, and referrals to counselling centre for psychotropic substance abusers and integrated community centre for mental wellness for hidden substance abusers and their carers.
$5,122,100.00
BDF170048 Department of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Enhancing Competence in Anti-drug Work among Practitioners and Students of Social Work and Healthcare Professions: An Integrated Humanistic and Cognitive-Behavioral Training Program with Focus on High-risk Youth and Drug Rehabilitation Service Settings

This project aims at providing structured anti-drug training to social workers and healthcare professionals through an integrated approach of humanistic and cognitive-behavioural therapy. Project elements include provision of different levels of training to participants on skills in identifying and assessing the needs of drug abusers, motivating and engaging abusers in treatment, and sustaining the growth and development of abusers throughout their rehabilitation.
$946,910.00
BDF170049 Hong Kong Lutheran Social Service Project C60 Trauma-Informed Integrative Substance Misuse Treatment and Professional Support

This project incorporates professional training targeting substance misuse problems with the comorbidity of mental illness having source/association with traumatic experience. It adopts a Trauma-Informed Integrative Substance Misuse Treatment Model for drug abusers with traumatic experience. Project elements include training, supervision groups and sharing session for local substance abuse service professionals to deal with trauma and mental illness in substance misuse treatments.
$2,198,448.00
BDF170050 Wu Oi Christian Centre Vocational Training Courses and Aftercare Scheme

This project aims at enhancing the vocational skills of residents of Wu Oi Christian Tai Mei Tuk Female Training Centre and their sense of self-efficacy, reducing their relapse rates and facilitating their reintegration into society. Project elements include vocational training and aftercare group for rehabilitees.
$675,000.00
BDF170051 Caritas – Hong Kong Touchpoint ІІ

This project aims at providing support service to arrested young drug abusers and their peers throughout different stages of legal procedures with a view to raise their awareness of drug abuse, increase their motivation to quit drugs, and reduce re-offence and relapse. Project elements include court outreach, court hearing rehearsals, relaxation and recreational activities, life-rebuilding rehabilitation plan, individual and family counselling, medical assessment, peer support groups, vocational training and job placement.
$3,737,528.00
BDF170052 Caritas – Hong Kong Pregnant to Nurturing Scheme

This project aims at providing comprehensive services for drug-abusing or former drug-abusing mothers and pregnant women and their toddlers. Project elements include psychological assessment and/or counselling service for drug abusers and their family members, relapse-prevention group, parenting skill support group, parenting skill coaching, stress relieving activities, home visits and healthcare service.
$2,087,439.00
BDF170053 Caritas – Hong Kong Lightening Soul, Renewing Life - Psychological Healing Support Services for Ex-drug Abusers and their Family Members

This project aims at enhancing awareness of former drug abusers and their family members on the relationship between past traumatic experience and drug abuse problem, and encouraging them to cope with their traumatic experience so as to prevent relapse in the long run. Project elements include workshops, group counselling and case counselling for drug abusers/ex-drug abusers and their family members with traumatic experience.
$1,777,224.00
BDF170054 Hong Kong Christian Service CATCH II-Families Support Scheme

This project aims at supporting family members of drug abusers in West Kowloon by promoting self-care awareness as well as physical and psychological health through an integrative body-mind-spirit approach. Through engaging the family members of drug abusers, it aims at enhancing drug abusers’ motivation to quit drugs. Project elements include casework, individual and family counselling, family-based activities and self-enhancement workshop.
$4,590,326.00
BDF170055 Hong Kong Christian Service Marvel Imprint

This project aims at serving pregnant and postnatal drug abusers together with their family members in Kowloon West. Project elements include support and counselling service, parenting service and community involvement activities.
$2,848,777.00
BDF170056 Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Precious Journey - A Supportive Project for Parents with Drug Abuse Behaviour

This project aims at providing comprehensive services for drug-abusing pregnant women and mothers together with their family members and children. Project elements include self-care service, childcare skill training and service, parent-child attachment programme and family functioning programme.
$3,702,647.00
BDF170057 Barnabas Charitable Service Association Limited “Equip for New Stage”: Integration of Vocational Training and Relapse Prevention for Rehabilitee’s Recovery Program

This project aims at enhancing vocational skills of rehabilitees and their sense of self-efficacy, reducing their relapse rates and facilitating their reintegration into society. Project elements include vocational training services such as career-oriented assessment, aptitude tests, career and life planning counselling, and relapse-prevention counselling such as relapse crisis assessments.
$1,827,473.00
BDF170058 The Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong “A Better Man Project”

This project aims at providing support to young male drug abusers and rehabilitees aged 21-35 in Kowloon East, motivating them to seek treatment and quit drugs, and preventing inter-generational drug problem. Project elements include outreaching services and counselling services to young male and training workshops to frontline anti-drug social workers.
$3,012,430.00
BDF170059 Community Drug Advisory Council Pink Pal

This project aims at providing training to frontline anti-drug personnel and tertiary school students in relevant fields to enhance their capability in handling drug abuse cases among the sexual minority population. Project elements include training on latest drug scenes, drug abuse cases among the sexual minority population, counselling skills, drug-related legal knowledge, sharing session by former abuser and visit to local drug rehabilitation and service facilities.
$507,068.00
BDF170060 The Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers “Special Care for the Special Mothers” 2.0

This project aims at providing comprehensive residential drug rehabilitation programme for pregnant rehabilitees. Project elements include medical care, psychosocial counselling, psychological therapy, parenting skill training, aftercare services, family activities, supportive services to family members, sharing by peer counsellors and guided tours for the general public.
$2,606,904.00
BDF170061 AIDS Concern Foundation Limited Project CHANGE: Training for Professional Teams to Enhance Their Sensitivity to MSM and Drug Users

This project aims at enhancing drug rehabilitation support service workers and/or health care professionals’ knowledge about “Men having sex with Men” (MSM) community and their competency in handling MSM drug abuse cases. Project elements include training workshops and field visits to MSM hot spots and training for former drug-abusing MSM to become peer counsellors.
$413,536.00

Research Projects

Project No. Grantee Project Title and Description Approved Grant
(HK$)
BDF170062 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology A multilevel analysis of the demography of drug abuse in Hong Kong

This project aims at constructing a ‘demography of drug abuse’ in Hong Kong so as to identify the rates of changes of (different types of) drug-abusing behaviour by socio-economic, geographic and demographic characteristics. A multilevel statistical analysis will be made in a bid to derive the main determinants affecting the population of (different types of) drug abuse and how such determinants change over time.
$374,928.75
BDF170063 Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Infrared Pupillometry and Eye-tracking as Next-generation Non-Intrusive Means to Identify Subjects Under Influence of Psychoactive Drug and Vision-related Harms

This project aims at creating an age-stratified, gender-matched, race-specific (dark pupil), normative (drug-free) and drug-related database on Infrared Pupillometry and Eye-Tracking (IP&ET) parameters.
$3,536,480.00
BDF170064 Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Cocaine Induced Psychosis: a Literature Review and a Prevalence Study in Local Cocaine Abusers

This project aims at studying the characteristics of cocaine abusers in Hong Kong. Phase 1 of the study aims to identify risk factors, frequency, symptoms, pathological mechanism and treatment of Cocaine Induced Psychosis (CIP) via comprehensive literature review, while Phase II aims to assess CIP and psychotic symptoms in individual cocaine users at community level by means of systematic diagnostic interviews in cross-sectional study; to report on the prevalence and characteristics of and risk factors for CIP; and to examine the prevalence of emotional disorders and anxiety disorders among cocaine users.
$1,059,440.00
BDF170065 Centre for Health Behaviours Research, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong A 3-phase survey, training, and inter-disciplinary combined on-line/offline, theory-based and evidence-based intervention for prevention of psychoactive substance use among adolescents who are case-work clients of social workers (The My Sunny Way Project)

This project aims at studying risk factors that cause high-risk youth to abuse drugs, and formulating appropriate intervention methods.
$2,791,153.79
BDF170066 Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong Formation of program evaluation guidelines towards evidence-based practice of drug treatment and rehabilitation for psychotropic drug abusers in Hong Kong – a mixed method study

This project aims at understanding stakeholders’ views on the efficacy of treatment and rehabilitation services in Hong Kong. It aims to consolidate consensus among stakeholders in developing an evaluation framework for evidence-based drug treatment and rehabilitation practice, as well as formulate practical evaluation guidelines, including validation of measurement tools to help conceptualising, planning and commissioning evaluation of treatment services.
$1,474,886.50

Mixed Type Projects

Project No. Grantee Project Title and Description Approved Grant
(HK$)
BDF170021 Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Limited We Born, Reborn – Substance Abuse Counselling Project

This project aims at providing comprehensive services for drug abusing or rehabilitating mothers and pregnant women in the New Territories East. Project elements include counselling and support services for drug abusers, activities to strengthen family bonding, psychotherapy and medical health care services, training for social workers and public awareness activities.
$2,143,668.00
BDF170022 The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Project RADAR II - A Counselling and Treatment Program for Young People with hidden drug abuse problems and drug related criminal offences

The project aims at providing tailor-made counselling and treatment programme for hidden drug abusers and high-risk youth with drug-related criminal offence and their family members. Project elements include exploration of collaboration opportunities with hospital clusters, government departments and law firms for strengthening of existing case referral mechanism, training workshops for teachers, parents and community stakeholders for identification and handling skills, advanced training to social workers, professional assessment, cognitive behavioural therapy or referral for hidden drug abusers, high-risk youth with drug-related criminal offence and their family members, medical services, positive lifestyle development and career skill training for drug-abusing youth, and conduct big data analysis.
$5,962,310.80
BDF170023 Operation Dawn Ltd. Dawn Life Education Programme

The project aims at enhancing public awareness of drug harms and strengthening aftercare services for rehabilitees. Project elements include life education programme to students and general youth with multi-media and flat media exhibition, virtual reality simulation experience on drug effects and testimony sharing, and training to rehabilitees and their family members on tour guide, first aid, customers service and computer skills.
$2,856,627.00
BDF170024 Hong Kong Lutheran Social Service One Further Step

This project aims at tackling hidden drug abuse problem and creating a supporting atmosphere for drug rehabilitation in the Kowloon East. Project elements include community promotion and education, family intervention and counselling and professional training for anti-drug workers.
$2,619,224.00
BDF170025 Life Front-Line Limited Life Challenger

This project aims at providing seamanship training and preventive education to primary and secondary school students, young people, high-risk youths and rehabilitees on team-building, positive thinking and resistance to adversity training, as well as building up awareness of drug harms through sail-training voyage.
$675,967.00
BDF170026 Hong Kong Children & Youth Services - Sane Centre Walking with lovely kids - Family and Community-based Supporting Scheme

This project aims at serving pregnant drug abusers, drug-abusing parents and their family members in Tsuen Wan, Kwai Chung and Tsing Yi Districts. Project elements include services for drug-abusing parents and their children, community-dwelling drug abusers, family members of drug abusers, mentorship scheme and awareness building activities for members of local organisations and the general public.
$3,298,251.80
BDF170027 Hong Kong Children & Youth Services Tai Po District Youth Outreaching Social Work Team Escape Psychedelic Forest – Drug Prevention and Counselling Scheme

This project aims at building up general public’s awareness and knowledge on the harm of cannabis use through “real escape games” and virtual reality (VR) technology, as well as providing comprehensive treatment to cannabis abusers. Project elements include VR anti-drug experience, real escape game, anti-drug volunteer groups for parents, teachers and students, online information platform, roving lectures and resource kits, teacher workshops and exhibition. Treatment would be provided to cannabis abusers by adopting the Cognitive-behavioural Integrated Therapy together with “Photovoice” as an intervention tool.
$2,633,892.83
BDF170028 Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, The University of Hong Kong A Comprehensive Program for Evaluation of Musculoskeletal Health and Pharmacist Medication Review

This project aims at engaging drug abusers and rehabilitees for bone and muscle health assessment, and enhancing musculoskeletal health and medication safety of drug abusers, rehabilitees and high-risk groups (such as Men having sex with Men). Project elements include bone and muscle health assessment, pharmacist medication review and counselling sessions for drug abusers and rehabilitees, as well as educational programs with various topics in drug-related issues for frontline workers.
$2,828,995.40
BDF170029 The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong Project Midnight Southray II – Drug preventive service for high risk non-Chinese ethnic Night Youth Drifters through Midnight Outreach

This project aims at promoting anti-drug attitude among non-Chinese ethnic high-risk youth and young adults, promoting early help-seeking and facilitating early identification of drug abusers. Project elements include late night outreach, experience sharing sessions by former drug abusers through Facebook Live, social group programme, drug preventive educational workshop, sharing session by reformed drug abusers/rehabilitees, visits to drug treatment and rehabilitation centres, on-the-spot crisis intervention and health check-up, volunteer groups, employment training & support services and Part-time Peer Supporter training workshop, online outreach service and E-hotline service.
$4,757,786.94
BDF170030 Hong Kong Lutheran Social Service Wecycle III

This project aims at encouraging drug abusers to live a healthy lifestyle through sport intervention therapy and vocational training. It also aims at enhancing social acceptance of rehabilitees through community care programmes and guided eco-tours. Project elements include bike training or community care training to rehabilitees, guided bike tours delivered by rehabilitees to students, teachers, social workers, high-risk youths and the general public and community care services for residents-in-need.
$3,822,974.50
BDF170031 Caritas – Hong Kong VR Generation

This project aims at reducing drug use and relapse rate of drug abusers and rehabilitees, especially those under 35 years of age, through multi-media technologies, such as virtual reality (VR) and wearable technology. Project elements include developing a wearable device, counselling groups and VR production training workshop for drug abusers and rehabilitees, sharing session for front-line social workers, talks/seminars, sharing sessions and VR anti-drug experience activities for students and the general public.
$3,816,504.00
BDF170032 Caritas – Hong Kong VR Station

This project aims at reducing/eliminating drug use of drug abusers and disseminating anti-drug messages to high-risk youth through virtual reality (VR) drug education and sports training programme. Project elements include outreaching services in bars and schools to promote anti-drug messages, engaging high-risk youths, young night drifters and drug abusers identified during night period for physical exercises, VR sports training, drug tests, anti-drug education and activities and augmented-reality-assisted sports training programmes to help participants stay away from drugs and enhance their motivation, and providing medical assessment and treatment services for hidden drug abusers and identified drug abusers.
$4,912,715.00
BDF170033 Barnabas Charitable Service Association Limited “Turning Point” – Identification and Crisis Intervention Services Program for Hidden Substance Abusers and Their Families

This project aims at providing identification and crisis intervention to hidden drug abusers and their family members, as well as promoting anti-drug messages to high-risk youth and the general public. Project elements include media campaign, screening and identification of hidden drug abusers through online and on-site outreach, intervention to drug abusers and their families including medical services and counselling, making referral to treatment services and experience sharing session for drug rehabilitation field workers.
$4,151,144.40
BDF170034 The Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong Project CIA (Combating Intergeneration Addiction)

This project aims at providing family-oriented services for drug-abusing or rehabilitating parents together with their children and preventive education for high-risk youths. Project elements include relationship rebuilding and counselling support for drug abusing/rehabilitating parents and their children, preventive education for high-risk youths, anti-drug public education through social media and sharing meeting for social workers.
$1,490,255.60
BDF170035 The Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong Healthy Life Style for LGBT Youths

This project aims at developing specific drug prevention and treatment programme for the gay community as well as enhancing the capability of frontline workers in working with drug dependent gay youths. Project elements include preventive education through videos and website, physical and online outreach service, drug treatment service through counselling, expressive arts group and psychiatric assessment and treatment or Chinese medicine, and positive lifestyle activities such as sports and fitness courses for former drug-abusing gay youths and high-risk youths. Training workshop would be provided to frontline workers and study be conducted on using creative arts to work with gay men with “Chem-sex” addiction.
$3,414,086.12
BDF170036 The Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers Act for a Bright Future

This project aims at providing jobs skills and vocational training to rehabilitees of Au Tau Youth Centre, Adult Female Rehabilitation Centre and Sister Aquinas Memorial Women Treatment Centre, as well as uplifting their sense of self-efficacy and facilitating them to reintegrate into society. Project elements include pre-employment workshop, job skills and vocational training and practice opportunity.
$3,130,432.00
BDF170037 The Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers “Re-structuring Life.A Better Tomorrow”–
Strengthening Inpatient and Aftercare Support for Drug Rehabilitees


This project aims at providing caring services for drug abusers of ethnic minorities (EMs) and treatment for rehabilitees who are under residential treatment and after discharged, as well as aftercare support to rehabilitees of both Chinese and EMs. Project elements include provision of vocational counselling, short-term job skills training, interest classes, volunteer service and outdoor activities, and support for preparation to work and work adjustment to rehabilitees and their family members.
$3,882,490.00
BDF170038 The Society for the Aid and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers “You got chance” – Multidisciplinary Holistic Outreaching Service for Drug Abusers

This project aims at setting up a medical-social outreaching team to provide outreaching service to patients of psychiatric hospitals, and providing counselling service to drug abusers and high-risk people such as homeless and unemployed in Yau Tsim Mong, Sham Shui Po, Tsuen Wan and Yuen Long Districts. Project elements include outreaching service, individual and group counselling, and drug treatment assessment and referral services.
$3,166,002.00