OASI Foundation Operations 2019

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The OASI Foundation continued to experience an increase in people who used its services due to drug-related problems that are considered recreational. The Foundation’s Therapy Team works with over 200 cases a year. In 2019, 44% had problems directly related to cocaine use, while 25% asked for help due to alcohol-related difficulties and 9% due… Read more »

Debate on Cannabis for So-Called ‘Recreational’ Use

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Caritas Malta, Sedqa, the OASI Foundation and the Maltese Association of Psychiatry are in agreement that: There needs to be more sensitivity towards persons who use cannabis. The Law of 2015 – Drug Dependence (Treatment Not Imprisonment) Act – was an effective law and a step forward so that those persons caught with small amounts… Read more »

The Recreative Menace

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The OASI Foundation has been operating int the field of addiction since 1991. We have noticed several changes in drug use scene and related trends, for which we have responded in our prevention strategies and treatment modalities to cater for such needs. The National focal point (NFP) in its National Report on the Drug Situation… Read more »

Drugs…and Mental Health? Reality, Health and Prevention

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Today, 18th June, the OASI Foundation together with the Naxxar Local Council organized a National Conference under the Distinct Patronage of H.E. Dr. George Vella, President of Malta, with the title Drugs…and Mental Health? Reality, Health and Prevention.  The conference was held at Villa Arrigo and was moderated by Mr. Clifford Galea. Hon. Dr. Michael… Read more »