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Therapeutic Programme for Adolescent Drug Users and their Families STROFI: Open Therapeutic Community

Quality level: 2

Summary

STROFI Open Therapeutic Community, a facility of intensive outpatient care, is part of the Therapeutic Programme for Adolescent Drug Users and their Families STROFI, run by the Therapy Centre for Dependent Individuals (KETHEA). It is intended for adolescents in the phase of functional use or addiction. The main goals are: abstinence from all substances (except tobacco), resolution of legal problems, measures to enable young drug users to remain or become reintegrated within the educational system, and improvement of family and peer relationships.

Type of intervention:
treatment
Sub-area:
drug free treatment
Setting:
Type of approach:
Target group:
children/young people
Age group:
13-20
Annual coverage:
Substances addressed:
cannabis, opiates, alcohol, ecstasy, cocaine and derivatives, amphetamines, methamphetamines, inhalants/solvents
Evaluation type:
outcome evaluation, process evaluation
Country:
Greece
Start date:
01/06/1988
End date:

Overall objective

The main goal of the Open Therapeutic Community STROFI is the psychological recovery and the changes in the lifestyle of adolescents.

Abstract

STROFI Open Therapeutic Community, a facility of intensive outpatient care, is part of the Therapeutic Programme for Adolescent Drug Users and their Families STROFI and is intended for adolescents in the phase of functional use or addiction.The Therapeutic Programme STROFI was established in 1988. Special emphasis is also placed on the drug users' family. The main goals of the Open Therapeutic Community are: abstinence from all substances (except tobacco), resolution of legal problems, measures to enable young drug users to remain or become reintegrated within the educational system and improvement of family and peer relationships. Alternatives to drug use are also offered (cultural, social, sports activities). The clients' active involvement in social activities proves their resourcefulness and creative ability to face problems with a positive and original way and not with incapacity.

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