The Office for Combating Drugs of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, the Association “Izlazak”, and the municipality of Backa Palanka organized a multisectoral meeting in Backa Palanka within the project “I choose recovery” in order to form a multidisciplinary team.

The meeting was held in the premises of the municipality of Backa Palanka on October 22, 2021. year, which was attended by representatives of state institutions and civil society organizations that in their jurisdiction include the problem of drug abuse.

The formation of a multidisciplinary team would be formalized by signing a Protocol on Cooperation. According to the Protocol on Multidisciplinary Cooperation, the establishment of a multidisciplinary team aims to establish cooperation and coordination of relevant actors at the local level in protecting the rights of vulnerable categories affected by or at risk of addiction and implementing alternative measures and programs to help and support recovery from addiction. interest.

Representatives of local self-government and civil society organizations working in the field of drug control emphasized the readiness and desire to form a multidisciplinary team, given that only the interaction of competent authorities and organizations in the field of drug policy can reduce drug abuse at the local level.