Information About the Drug Abuse Prevention Center

Operation of the Center

The Center is under the Joint-Supervision of the Ministry of Health and Welfare and the National Police Agency.

Organization   : The Center consists of the Board of Directors, Advisors,
        the Board of Trustees, and the Secretariat.

Board of Directors: 17 Directors of the Boar
         (1 Chairman, 1 Managing Director, 15 Directors and 2 Auditors)

Advisors    : 2

Trustees    : 13

Secretariat   : 7 staff members (including the managing Director)

 The Chairman of the Board of Directors is an ex-Minister of Justice (Mr. Masami Takatsuji). The Board of Directors includes former officials of the Ministry of Health and Welfare and the National Police Agency, representatives from pharmaceutical industry organizations and business organizations, and other prominent experts and leaders.

 The Trustees are the representatives from various relevant organizations (such as mass media, Lions Club, schools, Crime Prevention Associations, pharmaceutical industry organizations, volunteer Probation Associations, the Prefectural Governors Association, and women's organizations).