JAD (Youth Against Drugs)

Last modified: 
11/02/2021 - 1:28pm

       J.A.D "Jeunesse Anti Drogue" (Youth Against Drugs) was established in 1981 as a non-profit organization for social welfare, and it has received official recognition from the Lebanese ministry of the interior (number 164). J.A.D is a member of the National association for anti-drug. The administrative council consists of a president, and 13 members ranging from doctors, lawyers, engineers, professors and students, who believe in the duties and achievements of J.A.D.

J.A.D. is the one of the principal organization working in Lebanon for the welfare of the society to create awareness among non-addicts, and provide prevention and healing means for the once addicted individuals.

Our Activities:

  • Awareness Campaigns: Conduct awareness and media campaigns: “billboards, banners, publications, conferences, seminars, camps…” in different educational and social institutions all over Lebanon.
  • Conferences Seminars: To Educate all groups from different ages to fight against drugs and social problems.
  • Treatments: welcome drug addicts from different Lebanese and Arab regions to follow up their physical and psychological treatments and their rehabilitation. 
  • Develop Research: Develop, research and study center, located in the organization’s headquarters in JBEIL, in order to help universities and school students preparing studies and researches on drug addiction, alcohol abuse, smoking and AIDS.
  • Trainings: we provide all kind of trainings for all law enforcements (Lebanese police and military officials...), for medical groups and for interested volunteers in drug-related issues.

Our Goals:

  • Support the fight against drugs and social problems and to continue our mission in the service of the Lebanese youth in order to keep them away from addiction.
  • Protect every drug addict, offer the needed guidance and useful instructions and provide him with medical care and psychological rehabilitation.
  • Cooperate with governmental and NGOs, institutes and schools by offering expertise and advice and by conducting lectures to keep the young generation from the drug’s addiction.
  • Decrease the crime rate resulting from drug addiction.

 

JAD has more than 30 functional section, who work on substance abuse prevention. The most prominent sections:

  • Sports Against Drugs
  • Parents Against Drugs
  • Training Center
  • Lebanese Bank Information on Addiction
  • JAD Europe

 

 

Acronym: 
JAD
Organisation Type: 
Local Civil Society Organisation
Founding Year: 
1981
Country of Origin: 
LB
Scope: 
International
Country/ies of Operation: 
Lebanon
Intervention Sector(s): 
Advocacy & Awareness
Family
Health
Rehabilitation
Training & Capacity Building
Contact person's position: 
DIRECTOR OF THE CULTURAL CENTER
Contact person's email: 
Contact person's phone number: 
00961 70 537051
Address: 
JAD center, N 13
Hboub Club Street
Byblos, Hboub , Mount Lebanon
Lebanon
Phone: +961 3 749484
Fax: +961 9 942 856
Mount Lebanon LB
City: 
Byblos, Hboub
Street: 
Hboub Club Street
Phone: 
+961 3 749484
Fax: 
+961 9 942 856
Contact person's name: 
JENIVA HAWAT
Partnerships: 
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