OPIUM DRUG ADDICTION HILL TRIBAL VILLAGES THAILAND 1990s
Wat Tham Krabok Drug Detox Centre Thailand 1990
Moo village, Tambon Koonklone, Saraburi Province, Thailand circa 1990. Wat Thamkrabok is a Buddhist temple where there is a herbal drug treatment and rehabilitation centre. The centre is known for its natural drugs rehabilitation programme, which first started in the 1950s. Over 100,000 opium, methamphetamine and heroin addicts have undergone treatment in the detox programme, which consists of ancient Buddhist meditation practises and the consumption of a secret detoxification potion. The...