Convictus Eesti

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: Tartu str 7/2 10145 Tallinn
Country: Estonia
Region: Europe
Website: http://www.convictus.ee
UN Languages: Russian
Other languages: Estonian
   
Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Drug Treatment
  • Criminal Justice

  • Other:'Health'
Short description:
Convictus Eesti is a non-governmental organisation. That offers psychosocial help and consultations for HIV-positive and/or drug addicts. Convictus Eesti was organized in October 2002 with the help of Convictus Sweden. The principal activities of Convictus Eesti are concerned with needle ex-change, counselling of drug addicts, organizing support groups for HIV-positive (ex-) inmates and drug addicts, education for young people. The organization focuses on three priority areas: improving the prison situation for HIV infected prisoners; harm reduction (needle exchange point and outreach work); and support groups for former prisoners with HIV or drug addiction problems.
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