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Drugs Cost 7,688 Lives in Greece Over Last 10 Years

Greece has recorded 7,688 drug-related deaths in the past 10 years, according to figures provided by the Therapy Center for Dependent Individuals (KETHEA). KETHEA released the figures in light of the report released for the International Day against Drug Abuse...

Economic Crisis Leads Greeks to Drug, Gambling and Internet Addiction

The economic crisis has led many Greeks to drug, gambling and internet addiction, according to figures from the Therapy Center for Dependent Individuals (KETHEA). Speaking to the Athens News Agency, Northern Greece KETHEA director Phaedon Kaloterakis explained that the increase in...

Thessaloniki Municipality and NGOs Collaborate to Help Homeless

The Municipality of Thessaloniki on Wednesday called on Non Government Organizations (NGOs) and charities to form a plan to help the city's homeless during extreme weather conditions. After the two deaths due to harsh weather in northern Greece, Thessaloniki Mayor...

KETHEA Blasts Golden Dawn MP

Officials of the drug rehabilitation center KETHEA have condemned recent comments of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn MP Eleni Zaroulia who had disparaged the daughter of Parliament Vice President and SYRIZA MP Yannis Dragasakis, who has prior convictions for narcotics and...

Greeks Gamble Hopes Against Crisis

With a crushing economic crisis affecting many Greeks, more of them are turning to gambling and games of chance, especially during the holiday season, in a desperate bid to get their hands on some big cash fast. That has led...

Charity Concert Collects Medicine and Milk Instead of Selling Tickets

A different sort of concert offering a rather interesting ticket will take place in Athens, organized by the Greek Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation(ERT), in collaboration with the city's Municipality, the Greek Therapy Center for Dependent Individuals(KETHEA) and the Doctors of...