Prevention is one of the most
important activities of Yeniden. To prevent substance use and addiction;
more than 30.000 parents, 23.000 teachers, 1.100 administrators and
2.400 school consultants were trained. Generally, these trainers trained
other people and thats why we couldnt calculate the number of whole
We provide support and project
supervision for different institutions coming from different provinces
and districts. We also supported these institutions to develop projects
in their region or institution. We developed films, slide sets, manuals
and evaluation tests to prevent drug addiction. All the materials are
available on Yenidens web site for free.
Variety of brochures, films and
activities produced to prevent substance use and a web site named
constructed. The educational materials are free to download for everyone.
Slides and brochures had been
prepared for the training of parents. Training book for parents and
teachers has been published in 2002. For this reason 490 school
counselors had been trained as trainers. In the extent of the project,
30.000 parents were trained by the trained school counselors in 2003.
The efficiency of the project has been proved by a research. By this aim,
the slides have been revised continuously.
Slides and brochures have been
prepared for teachers training. Training book for parents and teachers
has been published in 2002. For this reason 490 school counselors had
been trained as trainers. In the extent of the project, 22.000 teachers
were trained by the trained school counselors in 2003.
The drug addiction intervention
program has conducted in cooperation with Istanbul Provincial Director
of Education National Education. For this purpose, a book was written in
2004 named the Manual of Addiction Intervention and 30 school counselors
had been trained specially.
The age 13-18 groups
In 2003, films were developed for
children and adolescents to prevent for substance addiction. In addition
to this, a slide set and training guide had been developed to use in
trainings. For this goal, Booklet of Notes from Training about Drug
Addiction Prevention for Students book has been prepared. Training of
both prevention materials had been given to school counselors from
program has been conducted by these trained teachers.
The age of 18-25 groups
Two separate brochures have been
prepared about alcohol and substance use to prevent substance use at the
universities. To construct the basic tenets of alcohol and substance use
in universities a manual had been developed. Three university employees
trained specially and they had given lectures in 4 different
universities about these issues. Since 2003, the studies oriented to
universities have been continuing.
The project of Günebakan which is a
comprehensive drug addiction prevention training program oriented to
improve psycho-social abilities of 13-15 age groups. The program has a
guideline, book, training slide set and films. Trainings are
Ear to Ear
In 2007, by the help of a group
consist of volunteer students from universities, a project called ear to
ear has been started to prevent drug addiction in children and
adolescents. In the scope of this project, some films and training
programs were developed. Yeniden trains volunteer young students and
these volunteers train children in schools. It is a kind of brother
sister or peer education. The trainings are continuing.
The web site of Yok Yaw!
This is an addiction prevention
site for youth. It addresses youths between the ages of 0 to 21 in four
different age categories. The operating manual of the site is stated in
the web site for parents and teachers.
Become Well-informed, Not An Addict
In cooperation with Cagdas Yasami
Destekleme Dernegi, Bluechip and Genel Sigorta, we conducted a project
called Become Well-informed, Not An Addict to inform parents about
addiction. In the scope of the project, a film and a training program
developed in 2007. The trainings are continuing.
A HIV/AIDS training program and
materials constructed for substance users. In the scope of the project;
two films, training slide sets and guides, two brochures and a book was
prepared. Project was conducted with the participation of SHCEK(The
Institution of Social Services and Children Protecting ), The Ministry
of Justice and drug addiction treatment centers. 64 people were trained
as trainers from these institutions.