Green Crescent board member Dr. Instructor Member Safa Koçoğlu

“Drug Abuse Prevention for Youth – Prevention of Drug Addiction in Youth” with partners from Portugal (Associação Juvenil de Deão), Norway (University of Oslo) and Poland (University of Opole), supported by the Turkish National Agency and the European Union, and held under the Coordinatorship of Harran University. ” As part of the KA2 Erasmus+ Youth project, Safa Kocaoğlu, Green Crescent Board Member and PhD Lecturer, made the opening speeches, representing Professor Doctor Mücahit Öztürk, President of the Green Crescent, in Istanbul.

At the beginning of the speech, Kocaoğlu stated that he was happy to be with us at the beginning of a study in this field and to work with you, and said, “Substance, tobacco, gambling and technology are currently one of the most serious problems of our time, fighting addiction in the field of technology, scientific and continues on the basis of evidence. Our studies have already stated that the subject of addiction is actually a universal problem.

Kocaoğlu stated that there are 7 branches (Green Crescent Counseling Centers) in our country, 81 provinces and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, and that psychosocial support is provided to addicts completely free of charge, and that our work in this context is very important for us.

Finally, Kocaoğlu concluded his speech by expressing his respects to all the team that contributed to the project and brought the project to life, as this valuable project was prepared and carried out in the context of the university.