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Support for children who use drugs

I have always thought that most people in our country feel it is easier to adjust to certain decisions enforced by society than to fight for changes. When I started working in HOPS as an outreach worker for children who use drugs I was shocked. To a great extent this was due to the fact [...]

Guide for Treatment and Care of Children Who Use Drugs

Drug use among children in Macedonia is becoming an increasingly visible problem requiring serious approach and immediate reaction by professionals working in this field as well as the decision-makers in order to introduce changes in the health and social care system. The crucial step now is for the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of [...]

The Necessity for Introducing Social Services for Children Who Use Drugs

Drug use among children is a complex and serious problem that demands involvement of numerous factors related to the policy makers, but also social, health and educational factors. It is an issue that requires a serious approach from competent ministries, the Ministry of Labour and Social Politics above all, and the Ministry of Health, into [...]

Call for CONSULTANCY for developing guidelines for CSOs on working with children and youth who use drugs in the Western Balkan

HOPS – Healthy Options Project Skopje  announces this call for CONSULTANCY for developing guidelines for CSOs on working with children and youth who use drugs in the Western Balkan Minimum requirements: University degree; Advanced degree in social work, psychology, pedagogy, public health or other relevant field would be considered a strong asset; At least 5 years of [...]