In the Church created by the search engine the Orthodox structures of assistance to drug addicts


In the Synodal Department for charity of the developed a search engine that will allow people to easily and quickly find the nearest Church rehabilitation center, according to Diakonia.

“The service is convenient for the dependent and their families who are looking for where to turn for help, – said the head of the coordination centre for combating drug abuse of the Synodal Department for charity, the Chairman of the charity Fund of St. John of Kronstadt Bishop Kamensky and Alapaevsk Methodius. – This catalogue is also of interest to anyone interested in the system of Church aid to drug addicts: the Orthodox and secular professionals working with addicts, and representatives of state, municipal authorities and public organizations, journalists.”

Search engine posted on the website of Church aid to drug addicts On the right side of the website there is a button “Network addiction” — by clicking it, the visitor gets into a search engine and information directory. You can easily and quickly define your criteria to find organizations that help drug addicts — at a certain stage of Church rehabilitation in selected diocese or in a particular region. Just based on today — information on 78-for-profit organizations and their 240 units of the Church system assistance to drug users in Russia. Summary clearly structured, contain narrative, photos, and contacts.

For example, the search engine will help build a list of Orthodox counselling centres for drug addicts across Russia: today in the database 64. Rehabilitation centers and 79 outpatient programs — 14, support groups for addicts and their loved ones — 60, preparatory motivational centers — 7 centers – — 16.

You can make a selection of certain structures of assistance to drug addicts in each Federal district, region, metropolis or diocese. For example, in the directory have information about 2 Orthodox support groups in the Kostroma region, 4 in the suburbs, 7 — in Tatarstan, 2 in Sverdlovsk region. Also, the search engine will find 6 rehabilitation centers in the Leningrad region, 2 — in Bashkiria and in Ivanovo region.

Among Orthodox organizations that help drug addicts, in the catalog there is a page of the Charity Fund of St. John of Kronstadt, which contains a description of the Fund’s activities, photo gallery, contact details and clickable list of structural units, counselling centres and support groups in Moscow and the Moscow region.

The directory will be updated with new organizations and structures of addicted. Every year in Russia opened at least 10 new projects of Church aid to drug addicts.

“Information directory of Church aid to drug addicts” is a project of the Charity Fund of St. John of Kronstadt established the Synodal Department for charity. “Information directory of Church aid to drug addicts” was created with the support of presidential grants.

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