Fesat European Foundation of Drug Helpines
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1030 Brussels, Belgium

What is

  • is a network  which currently joins together about 50 European drug helpline services
  • has a charter  setting out the ethical principles to which all members of the Foundation adhere
  • has representatives from the Member States of the European Union on its Board , who are experts in helpline work
May 2015

Dissemination meeting DHOI in Brussels May 11-12 , 2015

May 11 and 12 2015, a dissemination meeting was held within the framework of the DHOI project. Take a look at our first ever webinar and download the presentations from that day in the Publications section.

January 2015

Non profit organizations use of social media; the case of drug helplines

A social media survey within European Foundation of Drug Helplines members conducted spring 2014 resulted in 16 responses, representing 10 different European countries. Findings indicated that most drug helplines in the survey have some experience with so

December 2014

Joint Action RARHA: Reducing Alcohol Related Harm

Joint Action RARHA was created to continue work on key priorities of the EU alcohol strategy while waiting for the next five-year term of the European Commission to begin at the end of 2014. read more at http://www.rarha.eu/

December 2014

New: EMCDDA Portal Best Practice in Drug Interventions

The EMCDDA just launched a portal on Best Practice in Drug Interventions: http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/best-practice

December 2014

FESAT board re-elected in December 2014!

During its annual meeting, on December 3th in Utrecht, the Netherlands, the full FESAT board was re-elected for a period of 3 years. See "Organisation" to find out who is in the board.

May 2014

European Drug Report is out

May 27, EMCDDA launched the European Drug Report 2014, its annual overview of the European drug situation on 27 May in a multilingual, multimedia information package focusing on today’s rapidly shifting drug phenomenon.

April 2014

Drug Helplines Online and Interactive (DHOI): a Leonardo da Vinci Partnership on Social Media in Drug Helplines

Since August 2013 a group of 6 Drug Helplines have liaised with 2 educational bodies to set up a new Leonardo da Vinci partnership with the aim of pooling knowledge and experience for Drug Helplines to develop skills and know-how on Social Media. As part

March 2013

FESAT joins Civil Society Forum CSF

FESAT is now member of the CSF and therefore has the possibility to contribute to the development of the EU drug policy in the next few years. In June the next plenary meeting is scheduled, in Brussels.

February 2013

New brochure on synthetic cannabinoids now available

'the SPICE Project Consortium' would like to inform you about the new Brochure on Synthetic Cannabinoids

January 2013

New EU drugs strategy 2013-2020 adopted

The new EU drugs strategy (2013–20) was endorsed by the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 7 December.

January 2013

Registration system for Harm Reduction 2013 now open!

9-12 June in Vilnius, Lithuania the International Harm reduction Conference takes place.

November 2012

EMCDDA 2012 Annual Report is out

Since the 1970s, heroin has held centre stage in Europe’s drugs scene and is still responsible for the largest share of drug-related diseases and deaths in the EU. But while heroin-related problems continue, they do so at lower levels, says the EU drugs

March 2012

In Memory of Mark McLean

Dear Colleagues It was with great shock and sadness that we heard today of the death of Mark McLean on March 15th after a short illness. Mark worked with Drugs Helpline in the UK and was a FESAT Board member for a number of years. We experienced

May 2011

Download the 2011 Best Practice Guidelines for Drug Help Lines !!!

These guidelines have been developed within the framework of the Leonardo da Vinci FESAT Best Practice Exchange Partnership. Get your free copy here !

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