Prevent

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: Jovana Subotica 19
21000 Novi Sad
Country: Serbia
Region: Europe
Website: http://www.prevent.org.rs
UN Languages: English
Other languages: Serbian
   
Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Research
  • Training
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Legal Assistance

  • Other:'Harm reduction, Human rights,'
Short description:
Mission:
The NGO wants to achieve joint objectives in the area of improving life quality of people, and especially of the youth.
Main activities:
- Youth work
- Primary prevention through offering alternatives
- Trainings for peer educators, general practice doctors, pharmacists, social workers, police officers, magistrate judges, teachers and representatives of civil society
- Publications about peer education, outreach work and drug use
- Innovative work
- Public events
- Needle exchange
- Psychological support
- HIV and Hepatitis counselling and testing
- Participation in developing of policies
Main achievements:
- Accredited for youth work
- Over 50 different activities (sports, cultural and educational content) during two years to young people
- More than 40 trainings
- 3 books and many brochures, leaflets…
- Pompidou Group and the Council of Europe gave Prevent Prize for innovative work in drug prevention with the active involvement of young people
- Positive Concert (2012, 2013, 2014), World AIDS Day, AIDS Memorial Day, Valentine's Day, World Hepatitis Day, International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, World Mental Health Day, humanitarian activities, workshops, seminars, panel discussions, debates, tournaments, competitions, performances…
- 10 years experience with needle exchange programs
- Psychological counselling center exist from 2009
- HIV and Hepatitis counselling and testing from 2008
- Strategy on HIV infection and AIDS, Strategy for youth development and health in the Republic of Serbia, National Youth Strategy, Action Plan for Youth Policy in Vojvodina, the Local Action Plan for Youth of City Novi Sad, National Drug Strategy


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