Youth Workers Against Addictions – Turkey


Programme & action: ERASMUS+ Youth, Key Action 1: training coure

Venue: Istanbul, Turkey

Dates: 2—11 July 2021

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Participants per national group: 3

Participating countries: Turkey, Albania, Czech Republic, Armenia, Georgia, Lithuania, Spain, Serbia, Ukraine

Hostitelská organizace: İstanbul GSİM Bağımlılıklarla Mücadele Takımı

Project description:

“Youth Workers Against Addictions” Project is a training course project involving the mobility of youth workers within the scope of the Erasmus+ program. 9 active youth organizations from 9 different countries will be taking part in the project.

The aim of the project is to increase the knowledge level of youth workers who are actively involved in youth work, to develop strategies to keep young people away from bad habits, to diversify youth work within the scope of protection and prevention activities against addiction and to create awareness of healthy life.


  • To increase the capacity of youth workers on addictions
  • To improve the observation and approaching skills of youth workers through youngsters with disadvantages.
  • To increase the awareness of organizations working with young people about addiction
  • To ensure that youth organizations develop projects to keep young people away from bad habits
  • To inform young people about addictions through youth workers
  • To diversify protective and preventive activities and to bring new methods to youth
  • To increase the recognition and use of non-formal and informal learning methods through experiential learning
  • To encourage the promotion of a healthy lifestyle among youth workers and young people
  • To support national and international policies carried out within the scope of minimizing substance, alcohol and tobacco use among young people
  • To produce creative solutions for technology addiction
  • To develop cooperation between youth organizations and youth workers in line with the common goal
  • To ensure that good examples are shared and disseminated at the international level
  • To increase awareness of voluntary activities and European opportunities such as Erasmus+ by young people

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