Limassol, Cyprus, September 9, 2022
New specialized programs treating drug addicts and their families are opening with the help of the Church in Cyprus.
The programs are under the auspices of His Eminence Metropolitan Athanasios of Limassol, who is greatly beloved and respected throughout Cyprus and beyond, and under the patronage of the Panagia, under the title Agia Skepi (Holy Protection), reports the Orthodoxia News Agency.
The Agia Skepi Counseling Station will operate in Metropolis area for drug users who want to join the therapeutic community or for people who are having trouble quitting drugs.
The staff will also offer psychological support to families who have a member in the treatment program or who needs to join the program.
In collaboration with the Diocese of Limassol, the programs will cover the areas of Limassol and Paphos, providing immediate assistance to those in need.