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REPORT: Adolescent males are majority of patients treated at Sandy Lane Centre

Majority of the males treated at the Sandy Lane Centre are between the ages of 12-21. Photo: VINO/ File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In the 2011 Annual Report submitted by the Sandy Lane Centre, it stated that within the Virgin Islands (VI), the majority of males submitted to the care of the centre are between the ages of 12-21.

The report noticeably documented that of 28 of the new clients submitted to the centre to be assisted in treatment for drug and alcohol uses, 12 of them were between the ages of 12 and 21.

The report, which was laid in the House of Assembly on June 28, 2012, also indicated that 7 of the patients were between ages 22-35, 6 between 36-50 and 3 males 51 and up.

In efforts to help those young men, the Sandy Lane Centre offers assistance in the form of individual, family and group counselling.

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