Mr. Jedbordin Kumkronglek, a master’s student from the Occupational Therapy programme offered by the Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, was selected as recipient of the Young Graduate Researcher Grant from the Centre for Addiction Studies (CADS) for the thesis titled, ‘The Effects of Life Skill Enhancement Programme on Life Skills and Risk Behaviours in Online Social Media Addiction of Early Adolescents’. Asst.Prof.Dr. Supat Chupradit and Asst.Prof.Dr. Pornpen Sirisattayawong were the main and co-supervisors, respectively. The project received a grant of 100,000 baht, and the researchers have 12 months to submit the full research report and get published in a recognised journal.
CADS studies addictive substances, in partnership with researchers from educational institutions nationwide, scholars and staff from related governmental agencies, and personnel from the community and civil sector to monitor, prevent, treat and solve addictive substances problems in Thai children and adolescents.