Drug Abuse Prevention Centre, with support of European Commission, has started realization of the project “Exploiting the potentialities of CSOs and LAs for development of holistic prevention of drug and alcohol abuse among girls and women in lagging regions of Russia”.
The regional public charitable organization "Drug Abuse Prevention Centre" had got a grant of the President of the Russian Federation for the development of civil society and has started the project "Alcohol-free Pregnancy".
Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (St. Petersburg) has completed the implementation of the public benefit program "Prevention of replicative orphanhood among persons who were deprived of parental care in there childhood" in the Krasnoselsky district of St. Petersburg.
On November 21-22, 2017 Britt Fredenman, project manager of the BellaNet network, conducted the training "Education of girl group leaders as a component of comprehensive gender-specific prevention and support".
The conference "Effective approaches to prevent alcohol and drug abuse among women and to support dependent women " was held at the Aglaya Courtyard Hotel (St. Petersburg, Russia) on November 20, 2017.
The Seminar-training on “Innovations in primary prevention and in methods of gender responsive prevention, including prevention of FASD” has been held by the Regional Public Charity Organization " Drug Abuse Prevention Centre" and MTU “Evrika” in the conference hall of the Narva Hotel (Narva, Estonia).
Five representatives of Baltic and Russian NGOs (the Association “I Can Live” Coalition - Koalicija „Galiu gyventi“ (Lithuania), “Dia-Logs” (Latvia), “You will not be alone” - MTÜ “Sind ei jäeta üksi” (Estonia), “Drug Abuse Prevention Centre” and “Enlightenment” (Russia) have taken part in a study tour to Stockholm and Oslo for familiarization with WOCAD, ARKEN, other NGOs and LAs programs for women and discussions of civil society – authorities cooperation.
The seminar "NGO and treatment and support of dependent women" has been held with the support of the Nordic Council of Ministers in the Mental Health Center (Klaipeda, Lithuania) on May 8. The experts of the ARKEN organization (Oslo, Norway) shared the experience of the ARKEN clinic for women. (Full presentation)
The seminar "NGO as essential element of multi-actor partnerships for development of holistic prevention of drug and alcohol abuse among girls and women" about basic principles and features of the prevention of alcohol and drug addiction among women has been held by the Regional Public Charity Organization " Drug Abuse Prevention Centre" in the conference hall of the Aglaya Courtyard Hotel (St. Petersburg, Russia).(Presentation 1, presentation 2).