ROC will show the journalists their rehabilitation centers for drug addicts

© RIA Novosti / Ilona Golovina the identity of the media professional. Archival photoROC will show the journalists their rehabilitation centers for drug addicts© RIA Novosti / Ilona Golovina

Press tour of the Church centres of assistance to drug addicts, dedicated to the International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking will be held on Monday in the Tver region and New Moscow.

«Journalists will be able to see how the work of the Church of rehabilitation facilities, what are the stages of the Church system rehabilitation, and will be able to talk personally with people, which the Church helped to get rid of narcotic addiction,» said one of the organizers of the tour — the Synodal Department for charity.

Media representatives will visit rehabilitation centres for «rainbow» (Kimry, Tver region), «the Old world» (the village of yerino in Novomoskovsky administrative district of Moscow), as well as a support group for family members dependent upon the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in the Moscow area Solntsevo.

Only in Russia there are more than 200 units of the Church system of assistance to drug addicts, among them more than 70 rehabilitation centers, dozens of primary reception, «halfway home» and support structure for the system of rehabilitation of drug addicts. Every year in Russia opens around 10 new Church structures assistance to drug addicts. Today is the Union of all the Church’s rehabilitation centers into a single network, which will become an integral part of the national system of rehabilitation.

The organizers of the tour — the Synodal Department for Church charity of the Moscow Patriarchate and the charity Fund of St. John of Kronstadt, with the support of the Synodal Department for Church and society and the media.

 

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