Kamlangjai meeting Network for Psychotherapy
at Rama Gardens Hotel
On 15 November 2018, Office of the Permanent Secretary together with Thai Health Promotion Foundation (Thai Health), Northern Substance Abuse Center – Chiang Mai University and Office of the Narcotics Control Board organized a meeting on social psychotherapy for people who faced substance abuse problems according to the solution to decrease the overflowing prisons. There were 3 experts from overseas:
- Judge Desiree A. Bruce-lyle, Superior Court San Diego, CA USA – described on the standard of process in USA which was excellent and worth for the target group.
- Attorney Sharon Salazar, San Diego Public Defender, CA USA – noted about the role of defendant’s lawyer to persuade the relevant person; and chose the alternative way other than in prison.
- Prof. Igor koutsenok, University of California San Diego, USA – summarized on the mental therapy for drug users in Justice System which had to analyze each individual.