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Portugal: national drug-related information and data


Portugal: drug-related information and data


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Our partner in Portugal

Serviço de Intervenção nos Comportamentos Aditivos e nas Dependências (SICAD)

Avenida da República, n°61-8°
P - 1064-808 Lisboa
Tel. +351 211119000
Fax +351 211112790 to 98

Head of focal point: Mr João Goulão

The Portuguese national focal point is located within the General-Directorate for Intervention on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies (SICAD). Attached to the Ministry of Health, SICAD’s mission is to promote a reduction in the use of psychoactive substances, the prevention of addictive behaviours and a reduction in dependencies.
SICAD is the EMCDDA’s national focal point and it is directly responsible for the implementation of the National Plan. It plans, implements and coordinates drug demand reduction interventions, and collects, analyses and disseminates information on drug use and its responses.
The Director General of SICAD is also the National Coordinator for Drugs, Drug Addiction and Alcohol-Related Problems.

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About the EMCDDA

The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) is the reference point on drugs and drug addiction information in Europe. Inaugurated in Lisbon in 1995, it is one of the EU's decentralised agencies. Read more >>

Contact us

Praça Europa 1, Cais do Sodré
1249-289 Lisbon
Tel. (351) 211 21 02 00
Fax (351) 218 13 17 11

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Page last updated: Monday, 20 April 2015