Unshackling the drug habit

Unshackling the drug habit - Bangkok Post, January 12, 2005
The sight of men chained to trees and walls at a ponoh school in Mayo district may shock strangers, but not local people.
These men have been diagnosed as mentally deranged from prolonged drug abuse, or are HIV-Aids positive...
Most patients are young Muslim men, all are shackled to prevent them escaping. Some had gone berserk and smashed everything around them.
The herbal treatments are said to cure drug addicts, the mentally ill and those in the early stage of HIV-Aids...
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