European Workshop for Addiction Prevention, December 2016

In December 2016 representatives of regional and national Institutions from EU countries met in Ledgen-Asbeck (Germany) to exchange their knowledge.

The workshop was organized by the Coordination Office for addiction-related Issues of the Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe (Regional Assocation of Westphalia – Lippe, LWL) in collaboration with euro net and the Hessische Landesstelle für Suchtfragen e.V. (Hessian State Office for Addiction Matters, HLS), supported by the German Federal Ministry of Health.

Keypoint of that Workshop was “Addiction prevention among young adults, (18-25 years olds)”.

Aside from general information about the situation of Addiction Prevention in the participating countries, initiatives and best-practices-Projects were presented to learn from each other, throughout Europe.

One result was, that the participants agreed that Addiction Prevention is a responsibility for the whole society.

Overall it have been informative and work-intensive days which results are to find in our publication. In the first part of this publication the different situations and keypoints are presented. Practical is the second part: the good-practice-examples are described in a tabular overview.

Hopefully you like the publication, please feel free to send it to interested people and institutions

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