Riga Drug Abuse Prevention Centre

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: Brīvības gatve 266, Rīga, LV-1006
Country: Latvia
Region: Europe
Website: http://narcomania2.ltn.lv/index.php?sadala=28
UN Languages: Russian, English
Other languages: Latvian
   
Areas:
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Research
  • Training
Short description:
-Riga Addiction Prevention Centre is a municipal institution which implements and coordinates the work of addiction (tobacco, alcohol, medicines, illegal psychotropic substances, gambling, computer and internet addiction) prevention in Riga.
-The aim of the Centre is as much as possible to form a society free from addictive substances, gambling and immoderate computer use in its city and decrease the number of persons using drugs by joining them to treatment programmes.
-The Centre ensures implementation of more than 20 long-term programmes, major of which are the following: pupil leader programme, training programme for teachers, and educational programme for the children of the group at risk.
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