I. DARAC working with target groups as the followings:

Target Groups:
  • Street children using drug and addict
  • Disadvantage children and population in the poor community in Kandal Stueng district of Kandal province.
  • Adult population are drug users
Target Areas:
  • Phnom Penh city
  • Kandal Stueng district of Kandal province
Other provinces (referrals)
II. DARAC's Programs

Drug Addict Relief Association of Cambodia (DARAC)'s treatment/detoxification program accepts drug addict from other provinces and around Phnom Penh who is volunteer and was brought by family into the treatment/detoxification program of DARAC, treatment / detoxification program provides medical care to relief the physical and emotional pain and clean the substances from the body, treatment/detoxification center has 50 capacity of place for drug addict stay for treatment/detoxification services in the period of 1 months. This included meals / foods, hygiene and facilities were provided. The treatment /detoxification is provided to the drug addict is depend on the symptomatic (symptomatic treatment). An average of 35 drug addicts / 6 females received symptomatic treatment in a month.
2-Social rehabilitation:
Drug Addict Relief Association of Cambodia (DARAC)'s social rehabilitation program was organized for drug user and drug addict to attend and is a part of psychological support to develop self-esteem, decision making and self-responsibility through individual counseling and group discussion that lead all drug victims able to organize their future plan, the social rehabilitation program included vocational training program to provide them skill training such as computer literacy, beauty skill, electronic, motor and car repairing, and entertainment included sports and exercises, TV, reading, story-telling, gardening, cleaning, and share responsibility in order to increase self-confident and life skills. An average of 56 drug addicts / 11 females in a period of 6 months received social rehabilitation services.

Drug Addict Relief Association of Cambodia (DARAC)’s aftercare program is organized to develop the capacity of former drug user to keep ongoing to free from drug use, 15 drug addicts are followed op and provided the counseling to reinforce their capacity and not use drug any more. The program organized the lapse and relapse prevention, Lapse refers to the initial episode of alcohol or other drug use following a period of recovery or abstinence. It may or may not lead to full blown relapse.
Relapse refers to failure to maintain behavior change over time that involves resumption of drug taking behavior. Relapse is both an event and a process. It is an event of resumption of drug abuse as well as a process whereby signs and symptoms or indicators of impending resumption of drug abuse appear prior to actual drug use.  That is led to require to assist them from the bad situation. The relapse prevention is to help individuals identify their high risk relapse factors, and develop strategies to deal with them, help individuals understand relapse as a process  and as an event, help individuals understand and deal with Alcohol or Drug cues as well as actual cravings, help individuals understand and deal with social pressures to use drugs or other substances, help individuals develop a supportive relapse prevention network, help individuals develop methods of coping with negative emotional states, help individuals learn methods to cope with cognitive distortions, help individuals work toward a balanced lifestyle, help individuals develop a plan to interrupt a lapse or relapse, assess clients for psychiatric disorders and facilitate treatment, facilitate transition to follow-up/aftercare and consider the use of psychopharmacological interventions.
DARAC’s treatment programs have too few graduates at any given time to keep up a specialized aftercare service.
- Clients who do complete primary treatment are given little education                 about what difficulties lie ahead and are in a hurry to finish the program.

- Staff may hesitate to demand from clients minimal amount of counseling on a follow-up basis resulting to possible early termination from treatment.  

1-DARAC’s Program Structure:
-Fellowship Meetings
-Led by peers, members
-Personal sharing
-Problem Solving
-Group Planning
-Social Support- to motivate and encourage continued efforts for personal  change.
-Leadership emerges based on personal experience
-Helping one-self by helping others.
2-Recovery Training Sessions:
-Led by professionals, members and guests
-Systematic program of discussion/planning/learning that addresses aftercare issues.
-Based on research and clinical observations.
3-Group Social Recreation
-Members and friends
-Facilitates in learning new social and recreational styles and developing networks.
Network Recovering Addicts
-Provides a base of experience and guidance
-Concrete role-models of success. 
-A mental health model add counseling components to the program structure.
-Individual Counseling to address long-term life issues related to addictive history.
-Group Counseling
-Generic, to provide support led by trained group facilitator.
-Theme oriented groups, e.g., abuse groups, dual diagnosed, etc.
-Family Counseling/Therapy
-Use of deterrence such as home visits among legally mandated clients are additional components in some aftercare programs.

III. Community Services Program:

DARAC's community program is to help and providing the support to disadvantage children / youth and population within the poor communities of Kandal Stueng district of Kandal province through education and training program. Community program is to promote disadvantage children / youth in the target areas to involve in education program, currently 250 children receive the support from DARAC, DARAC help children / youth in order to prevent children go to the streets, from child labour exploitation, drug use and out of school. And DARAC also provides the agriculture training to the community population to improve their capacity and creation of their awareness within their communities with providing them some skills by training such as pig raising, chicken raising, natural fertilizer, growing mushrooms, and vegetable growing. A total of 250 community population in Kandal Stueng district of Kandal province received agriculture from DARAC and DARAC received funds from the Ministry of Labour and Vocation Training to support the agriculture training program for community development and for poverty reduction.