The Department for National Drug Control provides leadership and policy coordination for the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive national system of alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) prevention, treatment and rehabilitation services (see Annex II – Drug Demand Reduction Strategic Plan) and seek to effectively demonstrate a balanced approach to national drug control efforts. 

The Department is primarily staffed by technical officers with competencies in the field of drug abuse prevention, drug dependence treatment and rehabilitation, and research, policy analysis and evaluation.  It manages and administers both grant funds to partner agencies providing prevention and treatment services as well as a budget for core administrative functions, prevention, treatment, public education, and research initiatives.

In its leadership role the DNDC has been charged with the task of facilitating collaboration with all agencies involved in the national drug control effort to establish standards of performance for a national service delivery system that supports all demand reduction activities.


For residents of Bermuda to understand the preventable, treatable, and chronic nature of alcohol and drug abuse and be engaged in reducing their harmful effects in our community.


Lead efforts to reduce alcohol and drug misuse through education, research, advocacy, service delivery, and inter-agency/department coordination.

National Drug Control Act

The operations of the Department for National Drug Control are legislated by the National Drug Control Act 2013.

Organizational Chart

To view the Department for National Drug Control organizational chart, click here.

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Department for National Drug Control (DNDC)
Suite 304 | Melbourne House | 11 Parliament St. | Hamilton | HM 12 | Bermuda
Mailing: P.O. Box 480 | HM CX | Bermuda
Telephone: 1 (441) 292-3049 | Fax: 1 (441) 295-2066 | E-mail: