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Minister and mayor of Rio advocate compulsory hospitalization of dependents

According to Padilha, consumption is a crack epidemic in the country and involuntary commitment of adults to be doctor's decision

 
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The Health Minister, Alexandre Padilha, and the mayor of Rio, Eduardo Paes, today defended (13) the compulsory hospitalization of adults addicted to crack during the launch of Crack can be conquered for the Rio de Janeiro a partnership between the powers Executive, Legislative and Judiciary, created last December, with an expected $ 4 billion in federal funds by 2014.

According to Padilla, the consumption of crack cocaine is an epidemic in the country and involuntary commitment of adults to be a doctor's decision to make the dependent care.

The law provides that when a health professional evaluates a person at risk of life or endangers the life of another, is the mechanism provided for the involuntary commitment. The person must be taken to a host unit or a hospital for treatment to be done, the minister said.

Padilha said the hospital is an emergency measure and that the reconstruction project of life dependent on the crack and its reintegration into the family and society are fundamental to the healing of addiction.

These admissions should be made with all the criteria and protocols approved by experts, but we can not let these people at the mercy of the drug. These are people who have completely lost the sense said Mayor Eduardo Paes.

There are about a year, the city conducts compulsory admissions of children and adolescents homeless treatments for about six months. Currently, 117 children are admitted to four shelters at City Hall.

According to the Department of Social Welfare of the state, about 50 children who visited the shelter compulsory until now, about ten were able to rebuild ties with the family or were taken in by foster families, which are paid by the city.

By the end of the year, about $ 36 million will be transferred to state and municipal governments to combat crack. Is planned to construct six new Centers for Psychosocial Care (CAPS) 24 hours of care, the creation of 27 street offices, installation of 427 beds in skilled nursing and qualification of 71 beds in general hospitals.

We need doctors trained to care for chemically dependent and trained police personnel in the area. Therefore, one of the segments of the plan is to give training to staff members who will act. It is necessary to multiply this knowledge and in every state we are developing facilities where courses are given, said Justice Minister Jose Eduardo Cardoso, also present at the event.

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