Substance abuse is a growing problem in Africa. Alcohol and cigarettes
are heavily promoted. See more
CRISA is committed to working with individuals and groups devoted to drug
demand reduction and general health promotion. The Centre has worked on
different projects with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),
United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP), the World
Health Organization (WHO), the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Embassy (formerly
USIS), the University of Jos, Pro-Health International, World Federation
for Mental Health, etc.
CRISA is a member of the Nigerian NGO Network on Drug Demand Reduction,
the US Center for Substance Abuse Prevention's Regional Alcohol and Drug
Awareness Resource (RADAR) Network, and the Substance Abuse Librarians and
Information Specialists (SALIS) Network.