The Number of Orthodox Rehabilitation Centers for Drug Addicts Increases in Siberia

Source: Pravmir.ru
Natalya Mihailova | 28 October 2014
October 27, 2014. The number of non-governmental rehabilitation centers for drug addicts has increased in Siberia.

TASS, the Russian information agency, has reported that since 2012 the number of non-governmental rehabilitation centers for drug addicts in Siberia has increased from 120 to 182 centers.

These centers have been founded by non-governmental organizations in dioceses of the Russian Orthodox Church that tackle the issue of the rehabilitation and socialization of drug addicts.

According to Vitaly Yakovlev, Deputy Chairman of the State Anti-Drug Committee of the Siberian Federal District of the Federal Drug Control Service of the Russian Federation, over 200 institutions, including twenty-three non-governmental rehabilitation centers and three municipal centers, take part in the rehabilitation and socialization of drug addicts in the Siberian Federal District.

Nine non-governmental centers of the Russian Orthodox Church will appear in the Altai region, the Kemerovo region, the Republic of Khakassia, the Irkutsk region, and the Tomsk region between 2014 and 2016.

Over 20,000 people have gone through rehabilitation in Russia in 2013. 3,2000 of them are from Siberia, where there are 2,4000 wards in the federal district.

Система Orphus Do you see a mistake in the text? Highlight it and click: Ctrl + Enter
Since you are here…

…we do have a small request. More and more people visit Orthodoxy and the World website. However, resources for editorial are scarce. In comparison to some mass media, we do not make paid subscription. It is our deepest belief that preaching Christ for money is wrong.

Having said that, Pravmir provides daily articles from an autonomous news service, weekly wall newspaper for churches, lectorium, photos, videos, hosting and servers. Editors and translators work together towards one goal: to make our four websites possible - Pravmir.ru, Neinvalid.ru, Matrony.ru and Pravmir.com. Therefore our request for help is understandable.

For example, 5 euros a month is it a lot or little? A cup of coffee? It is not that much for a family budget, but it is a significant amount for Pravmir.

If everyone reading Pravmir could donate 5 euros a month, they would contribute greatly to our ability to spread the word of Christ, Orthodoxy, life's purpose, family and society.

Dear Friends,

Our website exists owing to your generous assistance, thanks to the funds donated by our beloved readers.

Please assist us in the continuation of our work.