Support Groups in Russia

Russian support groups and meetings for alcohol, drugs, cancer, AIDS and more...

All support groups generally work in Russian and provide information only in Russian, including telephone lines and websites, unless otherwise mentioned.

Addiction and Substance Abuse

  • Medical Center Zdravnitsa (Medicinskyi tsenter Zdravnitsa / ??????????? ????? ?????????)
    Tel: (495) 225 2514 (Moscow)
    Emergency help and treatment of alcoholism, drug abuse, smoking and gambling
  • Narkonon-Standard (????????-????????)
    Tel
    : (495) 504 9501 (for Moscow and the surrounding area)
    Tel
    : 800 555 1022 (for all of Russia)

Disabled Support

  • Regional Society of Disabled People (Perspektiva / ???????????)
    At
    :  Timura Frunze 16, Bldg 3, Moscow, 119021
    Tel
    : (495) 725 3982
    email

    In addition to the English website (link above), for a link to a list of organisations supporting people with disabilities on the Russian site: Click here

HIV/Aids

  • Fight against AIDS (Fondy pomoshchi bolnym SPIDom? / ????? ?????? ??????? ??????)
  • Protiv SPIDa (?????? ?????): Moscow City Health Department for the prevention and control of AIDS
    Tel: (495) 366 6238
  • Ministry of Health (??????????? ????????-?????? ???????????? ??????????????? ?????????? ????????? ? ???????????? ???/?????): Official Internet portal relating to the prevention of HIV/AIDS
    Tel: 800 200 0300

Cancer Support

  • Hotline for parents about child oncology:
    • Tel: (800) 200 0609 (toll-free)

Mental Health

  • MIGSOVET: Online psychology experts available 24/7

General Support

Women's Support Groups

  • ANNA (????, ?????? ???????????? ???????? ????????? ? ?????): Help for women who are victims of violence in the family
    Tel: 800 7000 600
    email
  • Moscow State Support Office
    Tel: (495) 332 2113
  • Yaroslavna Centre for Psychological Help of Women (????? ??????????????? ?????? ???????? ?????????)
  • Russian Association of Crisis Centres – Stop The Violence (?????????? ?????????? ????????? ??????? ??? ?????? «????????? ???????»)
    Tel
    : (495) 250 9171
    email

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