MIL-OSI Russia: In the Republican Hospital No. 2 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Republic of Karelia, a program of assistance to convicts with alcohol and drug addiction is being implemented

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In the Republican Hospital No. 2 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Republic of Karelia, there is a Departmental program of social and psychological work in relation to persons with alcohol and drug addiction. This program includes activities of a psychological, educational and social nature.

Every day, employees of all services of the institution conduct lectures on the prevention of alcohol and drug addiction.

On March 1 this year, another group of seven convicts received certificates of successful completion of a course in social and psychological work in relation to persons with alcohol and drug addiction.

“Taking the course of the program of social and psychological work, the convicts take a step towards giving up alcohol and drug addiction. For some of them, this is a chance to restore normal relationships with loved ones who once turned away from them, ”says Evgeny Gladkov, head of the psychological laboratory at the Republican Hospital No. 2 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Republic of Karelia.

At the moment, this program operates in other institutions of the penal system of the Republic of Karelia.

Press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Republic of Karelia

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