On 27 June 2019, a round table on the topic of drug abuse prevention among underage children was held at the Sukhum Prospekt Center.
The discussion was organized on the initiative of journalists and activists of public organizations. In the discussion took part the abbot of the New Athos Monastery, Hierodeacon David (Sarsaniya), representatives of the Public Chamber, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the republican narcological dispensary, representatives of Mass Media.
Speaking at the round table, Ab David (Sarsaniya) noted that despite the first achievements in prevention of drug abuse among underage children in the capital of Abkhazia, there is no talk of success in other regions and told about cases of drug addiction among underage children in other areas of the Republic of Abkhazia.
Specialists shared information on the activities carried out within the framework of the prevention of drug addiction among underage children and discussed specific methodologies and related problems.
For eight months, the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia has been actively involved in the prevention of drug addiction in the Republic of Abkhazia. With support of HMA and personally Hierodeacon David (Sarsaniya), a series of TV programs “Independence” on the topic of the struggle against drug addiction is broadcasted on Abkhaz television.
Children’s drug abuse and how to prevent it? – report Abaza TV
Round table – Children’s drug abuse – report of Abkhazian State Television