ASMENŲ, SERGANČIŲ PRIKLAUSOMYBĖS NUO PSICHOAKTYVIŲ MEDŽIAGŲ LIGOMIS, SOCIALINĖ INTEGRACIJA KAUNO APSKRITYJE
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About the Project
In March 2006 The Kaunas District Dependence Deseases Center received financial support from the European social fund and Lithuanian co-financing funds for implementation of the project "The Social Integration of People Dependent upon Psychoactive Materials in Kaunas District". The project is taking place in Kaunas district from April 1, 2006 to May 31, 2008.
The aim of the project is to help the people dependent upon psychoactive materials to become free from drug use and integrate into the society by the means of brand new complex multifunctional reabilitation system.
The project is addressed to:
The social and professional integration of the people dependent upon psychoactive materials requires combined means: the balance of primary prevention, health inspection, reabilitation and reintegration. The people dependent upon psychoactive materials are usually socially detached because they lack both general skills and competences to get employed. Various researches have shown that not returning to drug use depends more on the personal characteristics and also on the ability to integrate into the society than on the features of the drugs the person has used. However, the reabilitation system in Lithuania concentrates on curing the dependance desease but doesn't pay enough attention to the social integration of former drug addicts. As a concequence, this group of people is lead to further degradation and social detachment. Therefore the social reabilitation is essential for the convalescents. This kind of reabilitation is aimed at restoring the physical, psychological, emotional, economic and social status of the convalescents.
The components of the brand new multifunctional reabilitation system we propose are: