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 Falzon,… Read more »

Fitness Class 2019

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The Bern Hersey’s Fitness Club organised a special class at the Sacred Heart Seminary Fitness Centre in aid of the OASI Foundation. More than 80 people attended the one-hour session, during which they were given fitness intelligence guidelines by Leo. The aim of the activity is in line with the OASI Foundation’s preventive approach: sport and… Read more »

Women and Addiction – Is the World of Addiction a Sexist One?

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The OASI Foundation of Gozo, the Naxxar Local Council and Villa Arrigo, organized a National Conference under the Patronage of President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca.  The topic covered in today’s conference was – Women and Addiction – Is the World of Addiction a Sexist One?The President in her message stated that stakeholders need to have more… 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 the… 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 »

Youths 4 Youths

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OASI Foundation in collaboration with HSBC Malta Foundation, has organised the 5th edition of Youths 4 Youths. The aim behind this is to target Gozitan children and help them socialise with others through edutainment activities, while also providing a safe and healthy learning environment.This activity would also help children ultimately to view OASI not only… Read more »

OASI Day 2017

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A Thanksgiving Celebration was held at OASI Centre to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the OASI Foundation.The Minister for Gozo, Justyne Caruana, in her address for the occasion, praised the commitment with which the OASI Foundation managed to integrate into today’s dynamic society to help individuals who encounter problems due to addiction. Present for this commemoration… 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 »

Riflessi Sajfin 2016

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On Saturday, the OASI Foundation’s Primary Prevention Team held the 25th edition of the annual open- air festival Riflessi Sajfin, at Marsalforn Gozo.The three hour festival presented by Joe d- Dulli & Veronica was a huge success, with a variety of artists performing on stage and with hundreds of Gozitian, Maltese and foreigners attending the… Read more »

Annual General Meeting 2016

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The first Annual General Meeting of the OASI Foundation was held on Sunday, 31st July 2016.The Board of Directors thanked all those who have contributed to the work of the Foundation, gave an overview of what has been done so far and the charting of the new statute, and presented their vision for the way… Read more »