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About us

Who we are

Our Mission

Our Vision

LAMSA (Lebanese Association of Medical Services for Addiction) is a non-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) (Registered at the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities #1249, on the 7/10/2013), was founded by Dr Zeina Assaf Moukarzel... read more

The Lebanese Association of Medical Services for Addiction (LAMSA) fosters evidence-based medical education and awareness of addiction, mental health, co-occurring physical health and wellbeing issues while advocating for the de-stigmatization of those diseases.

LAMSA also advocates for the implementation of effective and affordable strategies that... read more

Our vision for a healthier generation of the future, the implication of all health care professionals from all specialties (Hospitals, Clinics, Schools…) in mental illness and addiction, by implementing in their daily practice the systematic screening of risk factors of addiction: psychological factors, mental illness and so on, in particular among youth, in order to... read more

Our CAUSE

Health Info

There is a strong association between tobacco smoking, cannabis use, alcohol consumption (drugs use in general) and health. As major risk factors for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), they negatively impact health and shorten life expectancy. The major NCDs which are the cardiovascular diseases, chronic pulmonary diseases, cancers and...   read more

Whole Person Care

“We have the opportunity to participate in the birth of a new paradigm, one that entails a radical reframing of both diagnosis and therapeutics; how we see those we are caring for; how we see others; how we see ourselves.” Balfour M. Mount, 2011...  read more

 

Harm Reduction

Harm reduction is a public health strategy that was initially developed in the 1980’s for adults using legal or illegal... read more

Treatment

Asking for help and seeking for treatment are maybe the most important and critical steps on the road of recovery from addiction, whatever the substance used is. Assisting a loved one struggling with addiction, with empathy and in a non-judgmental way, could help him take the decision to...  read more

Our Achievements

30

Projects

12

Donations

1550

Hours of work

150

Volunteer

Feeds and updates

Mail:  info@lamsalebanon.org

Call Us: +961 3 341133

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Join your hand with us for a happier and healthier life.

LAMSA (Lebanese Association of Medical Services for Addiction) is a non-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) (Registered at the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities #1249, on the 7/10/2013), was founded by Dr Zeina Assaf Moukarzel. Read More

 

WHERE WE WORK

Beirut Lebanon

info@lamsalebanon.org

+961 3 341133

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