Spanish Red Cross has been awarded a medal for the merits in drug use prevention


Spanish red cross has been awarded with the gold medal for the merits of the national plan on drugs prevention.

The history of Spanish Red Cross in the field of drug prevention has a long evolution. Now, one of the priorities is the promotion of healthy lifestile among adolescents and young people, as well as the prevention of drug use.

The Spanish RC runs assistance centres for drug addicts and their families. These provide emergency help and psychological assistance, provision of meeting places and shelters, social integration classes, assistance in finding accommodation, treatment for drug addiction, recreational centres, and mobile methadone units. Special focus is given to assisting minors. In 2003, the Spanish RC provided assistance to more than 42,076 people.

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