Compulsory Drug Detention Center Experiences among a Community-Based Sample of Injection Drug Users in Bangkok, Thailand

Published: 
20 October 2011
Author: 
Csete, J. et al
Publication: 
BMC International Health and Human Rights

An academic report in the BMC International Health and Human Rights journal that raises concerns about Thailand's use of compulsory drug detention centres. The report finds that such coercive "treatment" is not consistent with scientific evidence on addressing drug addiction and should be phased out in favor of evidence-based interventions.