From Grief to Action: Association of Families and Friends of Drug Users

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: St. Mary?s Church, Kerrisdale,
2490 West 37th Avenue,
Vancouver, B.C. V6M 1P5
Country: Canada
Region: Northern America
UN Languages: English
Other languages:
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Research
Short description:
From Grief to Action, Association of Families and Friends of Drug Users, is a non-profit society working to improve the lives of drug users and their families and friends. We promote recognition of drug addiction as a health issue, and support a comprehensive continuum of care for drug users, including harm reduction, detoxification, treatment, and rehabilitation, in order that they may achieve and maintain healthy, productive lives. We run a self-help support group for family members, and also work to raise public awareness. In addition to writing letters and articles, appearing on talk shows, organizing public forums, providing speakers for group or public events, and working with schools and professionals on drug use education and prevention, FGTA produces educational materials, including printed publications and informational videos.
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