News on COVID-19 from the region

DPNSEE publishes here news from our member organisations and countries of South East Europe related to outbreak of the corona virus COVID-19 in the region.   28 March HOPS from Macedonia closed their drop-in centres but delivers sterile equipment and other material on call. Their administrative staff works from home.   27 March The practitioner […]

People with drug use disorders maybe particularly vulnerable to COVID-19

The UNODC Prevention Treatment Rehabilitation Section published Suggestions about treatment, care and rehabilitation of people with drug use disorder in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic – A contribution to the health security of countries and communities. The document underlines that it is crucial to ensure drug treatment, care and rehabilitation services for people who […]

COVID-19 and people who use drugs

What specific risks are people who use drugs (PWUD) likely to face during the COVID-19 pandemic? What services will they need? How will professionals working with this group adapt on the frontline? These are among the questions raised and answered in a new EMCDDA briefing. The briefing offers information about: Context – the coronavirus outbreak […]

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Displaced populations may be vulnerable to substance use disorders for a variety of reasons. These include pre- or post-migration stress and trauma, including loss of homes and livelihoods, violence, torture, mental health disorders and family separation. The UNODC Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation Section (PTRS) in coordination with WHO and UNHCR is planning a consultation process […]

Member organisations

The Drug Policy Network South East Europe has 26 member organisations in 11 countries.

That includes ordinary, associate and honorary types of members. For more informatons about member organisations follow this link.


























Resource centre

Resource Centre

The Resource Centre aims to improve our work by facilitating and contributing to the sharing of information, resources and experiences between the member organisations and other civil society organisations, their partners and local organisations, additionally providing useful training, practical information and services. It also aims to strengthen relationships and enhance dialogue between CSOs and other actors.

Glossary of terms

Glossary of terms

The Glossary is an alphabetical list of terms used in a domain of drug policy, with the definitions for those terms. It contains explanations of concepts and terms related to the field of drugs and relevant related matters. A list of abbreviation of terms and international institutions and the bodies related to theme is also attached to the glossary.

The Mission of the Drug Policy Network South East Europe is adoption of more humane and effective drug policies in SEE.