Żjara mill-E.T. President ta’ Malta fil-Fondazzjoni OASI

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Nhar il-Ħadd 19 ta’ Mejju l-Eċċellenza tagħha Myriam Spiteri Debono, President ta’ Malta żaret il-Fondazzjoni OASI. Waqt din iż-żjara l-E.T. iltaqgħet mar-residenti tal-Fondazzjoni. Preżenti għal din iż-żjara kien hawn ukoll il-membri tal-Bord tad-Diretturi tal-Fondazzjoni, il-Kap Eżekuttiv u membri tal-istaff fejn flimkien kellhom diskussjoni mal-Eċċellenza Tagħha. Nixtiequ nieħdu din l-opportunita’ biex nirringrazzjaw lill-Eċċelenza Tagħha tal- ħin… Read more »

Project ‘Skema Solidarjeta Mal-Vittmi tad-Droga’

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OASI foundation prides itself on delivering the best services to its service users. Our premises includes counseling rooms and a residential unit where our service users work on their recovery. At our premises we also hold various talks, seminars, and educational sessions. These (as we all know) need constant maintenance and upgrading. To keep such… Read more »

OASI Day 2022

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OASI Foundation31 Years of Continuous ActivityWhat is happening in Europe is happening at our doorstep. This was the message of OASI Foundation Chief Executive on the 31st anniversary of the Foundation.The 26th of June is the International Day against Drugs, but this same date is also a special day for the OASI Foundation in Gozo…. Read more »

Alcohol and Thiamine: What is the connection?

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Thiamine is one essential nutrient needed by the body to convert the foods we eat into energy. It is known as the transformer, which converts carbohydrates, fats and proteins into energy for our organs to function. However, thiamine is not produced by the body itself, but rather depends on the foods we consume on a… Read more »

Drug Dependence

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What happens during drug dependence and what are the leading factors? There are in fact several factors which contribute to substance dependence, including societal, biological, environmental factors, age of first use, and family history, just to name a few. In this article however, the main focus will be the biological factor, more specifically, what happens… Read more »

Eating Disorders: What Are They?

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Eating disorders are increasingly on the rise. This is worrying as studies show that young people between the ages of 15 and 24 who suffer from anorexia are 10 times at risk of dying compared to their same-aged peers. These disorders may unfortunately not be taken seriously which only brings despair, anger and frustration on… Read more »

The 12 Steps 6-12

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       The following are Step 6 to Step 12.  At OASI, these steps are worked with a sponsor or their counselor once a person finishes the residential program. This does not mean that the following steps are of less importance than the first five, in fact, it is highly recommended that recovering addicts continue working… Read more »

The 12 Steps 1-5

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The 12-step recovery program was originally created in the 1930s and its main focus was alcoholism. Since then, the program has been adapted to several types of addictions, including drugs and gambling. AA’s 12-Step approach follows a set of guidelines designed as “steps” towards recovery. Many have found that these steps were not merely a… Read more »