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Regional public charitable organization “Drug Abuse Prevention Centre”
Saint Petersburg / St.-Petersburg / Russia
Description: The Regional Public Charity Organization "Drug Abuse Prevention Centre" has been working in the field of drug abuse prevention, rendering support for drug users, PLWHA, ex-prisoners and youth from risk groups since 1997. Mission: -Support and implementation of programs in the field of disease prevention and promotion of a healthy lifestyle, physical culture and sports; -Consolidation of efforts aimed at the prevention of non-medical drug use in St. Petersburg. In 2004, DAPC was awarded the United Nations Vienna Civil Society Awards for outstanding achievements and contribution to the global fight against drug abuse, crime and terrorism. In 2013, the Center was granted with special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Address: Pechatnika Grigorjeva str. 6 of 26 119021 Saint Petersburg / St.-Petersburg / Russia Russia
Services provided:
Prevention
Advocacy
Research
Other
Services required:
Recovery
Rehabilitation
Areas of interest:
Coordination
Participation in the activities of anti-drug inter agensy bodies.
Drug-Demand Reduction
Promotion of prevention programmes on the base of training life skills and peer education and interventions towards young people in youth centres, schools etc aiming to prevent or delay first use of drugs; prevention of high risk behaviour of PWID; development of early detection and intervention techniques; development and implementation of the gender specific prevention and support programmes.
International Cooperation
Coordination of the Baltic Network of NGOs against Drugs, established in 2007 under the auspices of the Nordic Council of Ministers.
Information, Research and Evaluation
Conducting researches on drug and alcohol issues in St. Petersburg and some Russian regions
Regional public charitable organization “Drug Abuse Prevention Centre”