Project aims to develop a system for integrated early diagnosis, addiction treatment and social care service provision, as well as to raise qualification and occupational skills of addiction specialists.
Project is implemented in cooperation with 15 municipalities across Lithuania.
Project aims to improve the quality of and access to the treatment services provided by the Republican Centre for Addictive Disorders. This will be achieved by improving the existing infrastructure in Vilnius and Kaunas.
Project Aim – to reconstruct the building of Republican Centre for Addictive Disorders in Gerosios Vilties st. 3, Vilnius, to achieve energy label class C.
Building: Republican Centre for Addictive Disorders in Gerosios Vilties st. 3, Vilnius, Lithuania
Implemented by: Republican Centre for Addictive Disorders
The project focused on referral to treatment of people who use drugs detained in Vilnius Romani settlement. The referral would be issued by police officers as per agreement with Republican Centre for Addictive Disorders (RCAD). Vilnius City Municipality financed the enrolment of people referred and thus provided the opportunity for people who did not hold social insurance to receive addiction treatment services.
Republican Centre for Addictive Disorders (RCAD), Vilnius City Municipality, Vilnius County 2nd Police Office.
Joint Action on integrating prevention, testing and linkage to care strategies across HIV, viral hepatitis, TB and STIs in Europe
The INTEGRATE Joint Action harmonizes 29 partners from public health institutions, hospitals (infectious disease and research departments), NGOs and universities from 16 countries Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, UK and Serbia.
Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction — HA‑REACT
23 Associated partners from 18 countries (Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain) and 12 Collaborating partners
The project aimed at reduction of social exclusion of vulnerable groups, such as former drug users, and established a restaurant, which opened its doors as ‘Mano Guru’ the same year. It has been a popular Vilnius catering facility ever since.
Vilnius Centre for Addictive Disorders, Vilnius City Municipality, NGO ‘Social Support Projects’ and Vilnius Cooperation College