The President and Mrs. Vella Visit OASI

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During an official visit to Gozo, the President of Malta, Dr. George Vella, and his wife, Mrs. Miriam Vella, visited the OASI Center to meet with residents and staff.  The President had words of encouragement for those doing the residential program, and thanked them for sharing their experiences with him.   Press Coverage: DOI TVM… Read more »

OASI Receives a Donation through the MFA’s Football for Life Initiative

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The OASI Foundation would like to thank the Malta Football Association for their kind donation through the Football for Life initiative.   This program distributes a number of donations to NGOs working with people in need in different sectors each year, with OASI being one of this year’s chosen recipients. OASI is in agreement with the… 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 »

OASI Day & International Day Against Drug Abuse 2018

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On Sunday 24th June 2018, to commemorate the OASI Foundation’s 27th anniversary from its official opening in 1991, on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse, a Thanksgiving Function was held at the OASI Centre. In a speech on behalf of the Board of Directors, Mr. Joseph Borg stated that Fr. Emmanuel Cordina has passed… Read more »