Program for the Assistance of Addicts (PROAD)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: Rua dos Ottonis, 887
04025 002 São Paulo
Country: Brazil
Region: Latin America
Website: http://www.proad.unifesp.br/
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Areas:
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Research
  • Training
  • Drug Treatment
Short description:
The PROAD (Program of Orientation and Assistance to Addicts) is a special program of the Psychiatry Department of Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP). This institution treats substance-related disorders, as well as non-chemical addiction such as gambling and compulsive sex.
PROAD’s practice aims for more than just removal of the patients’ symptoms and certain behavior patterns.
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