Disclaimer OASI Foundation is not against the person who uses any kind of psychoactive substances. OASI Foundation does not agree with the use of any psychoactive substances for the socialization, relaxation or feel-good purposes. OASI Foundation has been promoting healthy and natural approaches and methods to gain satisfaction, relaxation and long-term life enjoyment rather than… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Abuse
Chris Bonnici from the Primary Prevention Team was recently interviewed by Newsbook about OASI’s work in the community, the basis of the treatment for addiction offered, and how the pandemic has affected the Foundation and those who seek its help. You can watch the interview on Newsbook.
Here, together, we are issuing this statement as our contribution to the public discussion: Positive Developments: ESPAD (Sedqa, 2019) indicates that 12% of 15-year-olds said that they have tried cannabis in their lives. This rate has remained stable since 2015. In fact, there has been a slight decrease. This rate is much lower than the… Read more »
A recent interview with social workers working in the field of addiction, including OASI CE Noel Xerri, focused on the rise in the use of crack cocaine in Malta and its effects. The interview also looked into how people report starting to use cocaine, and the differences between the use and effects of cocaine powder… Read more »
Denial is the greatest enemy of the truth; It puts you in a bubble and cuts you off completely from reality; Makes you extremely sensitive to the least important thing; Whilst continuing to seek attention endlessly! I lived my life with very low esteem. I was bullied, cut myself to physically relieve myself from… Read more »
Last June, after that the Foundation’s Director General and Founder exposed publicly his opinion on the proposal of the political parties to discuss the legalisation of Cannabis for recreational and therapeutic purposes, staff, volunteers and present & past service users at OASI Foundation, also concerned about the underhanded way the subject matter regarding the Legalisation of Cannabis for… Read more »