Drug Abuse Prevention Center
|ECOSOC Status:||Special Consultative|
|Type:||NGO working on Drugs|
|Address:||9, Marata Str.
St. Petersburg 191025
|UN Languages:||Russian, Russian, English|
Supporting and implementing programs and activities in the field of drug abuse and HIV/AIDS prevention;
Psycho-social support to PWID, PLWHA and their relatives.
Structure includes administration (director and program leaders), Social bureau (rehabilitation and social integration of PWID, PLWHA and ex-prisoners and HIV prevention), youth movement “Peer to peer” (primary prevention).
About 50000 young people were engaged in prevention programs. More than 15 000 people received psychological and informational support. 2000 PWID and PLWHAs were involved in program of medical and social support. Psychosocial support services have been developed or created in 8 cities of Russia. Territorial model of integrated medical and social support of ex-prisoners PWID was developed and implemented. Two NGO networks (currently over 40 ones from Nordic and Baltic States, Belarus and Russia) have been established. More than 3000 decision makers and practitioners have been trained. More than 15 Guidelines and Manuals have been published