MDECC views drug and alcohol problems in the broader context of
emotional, social and health issues affecting individuals.
MDECC's underlying philosophy is harm minimisation. MDECC
provides a range of programs that target young people, parents, and
These include the
- Health Promotion Program
- Peer Education Program
- Intervention Program
- Counselling/Treatment Program
MDECC's prime concern is to reduce, and if possible, eliminate the
harm associated with drug and alcohol use.
MDECC acknowledges that not all people are motivated to change
or seek treatment. This highlights the importance of
providing health promotion and early intervention programs.
MDECC aims to engage people with education and harm reduction
strategies to reduce and where possible eliminate the harms
associated with drugs and alcohol.