A New Drug-Free Life: The essence of professional’s presence in drug survivor’s family


  • Yeyentimalla Department of Nursing, Poltekkes Kemenkes Palangka Raya, Indonesia
  • Sri Suryawati Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia




Drug survivor, Professional’s presence, Family roles


The story begins at the Galilee Foundation Drug Rehabilitation Center in Palangka Raya City in July 2018. We are a team that provides professional assistance to drug survivors at the Panti (in Indonesia, rehabilitation homes for drugs users are termed Panti). One of the four-drug survivors enrolled in our study was Jeremy, 19 years old. We were helping Jeremy to reconnect with his family. This activity was a part of the social reintegration activity of the drug rehabilitation program.  


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How to Cite

Yeyentimalla, Y., & Suryawati, S. . (2022). A New Drug-Free Life: The essence of professional’s presence in drug survivor’s family. GHMJ (Global Health Management Journal), 5(2), 132–137. https://doi.org/10.35898/ghmj-52940