Youth Exchange

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Representatives from Norway, Romania, Uzbekistan and Italy had an eventful week learning about the various services offered in Gozo. Among other places, they visited the OASI Foundation where they discussed drug and alcohol addiction and what are the services and help offered by the Foundation. Gozo Minister Justyne Caruana joined in the discussion and expressed… 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 »

OASI Representatives attend symposium on drug abuse/trafficking

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Three representatives from the OASI Foundation, attended to a symposium in Brussels entitled, ‘Europe’s Action Plan on Drugs: Cooperation and Collaboration for the Reduction of Demand and Supply. The aim behind this symposium was to discuss the latest challenges and consider the necessary steps forward to win the battle against illicit drug trafficking and substance… Read more »

The OASI Foundation’s Official Stand Regarding Legalisation of Cannabis

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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 »

Annual General Meeting 2017

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The Treatment and Rehabilitation Unit of the OASI Foundation, during 2016, catered for 205 persons with an addiction problem. Of these clients, 64 benefitted from a residential program and collectively made use of 2,568 bed nights. 95% of the residents making use of the OASI services are residents from Malta, while the rest come from… Read more »

Drugs: Decriminalisation, legalisation or dependence

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The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, commemorated annually by the United Nations, coincided with the 23rd anniversary of its founding, the OASI Foundation. On this day, the OASI Foundation organised a National Discussion,’ The True Reality: Decriminalisation, Legalisation or Depenalisation?’ which was held at the Grand Hotel Mgarr. The debate, moderated by… Read more »