The conference "CHALLENGES IN THE FIELD OF ADDICTION – DO WE HAVE THE RIGHT ANSWERS?"
The Conference took place from 10- 12 October 2016, at the Hotel Medena in Trogir, Croatia.
The Conference was organized by Ministry of Social Politics and Youth, Ministry of Health and the Euro-TC, with the technical support of the Office for Combating Drug Abuse of the Croatian Government.
The conference was intended for government bodies and local/regional governments, experts, non-governmental organizations, professional employees in the health and social welfare system and health, and the judiciary authorities responsible in the area of addiction.
The formal sessions, which consisted of plenary sessions, workshops and a roundtable, aimed at strengthening the cooperation of bodies competent in the field of addiction through the exchange of new scientific knowledge and good practice. RUN members participated in several workshops during the conference.
EURAD Board Member and Chair of EURAD network Recovered Users Network- RUN, Mr. Boro Goic, moderated the workshop“Developing the concept of recovery”and presented an explanation of the concept of recovery. The workshop highlighted the need of reducing social stigma and improvement of treatment, recovery, rehabilitation and social reintegration of drug addicts.
By Mulka Nisic