Infodrog, the Swiss Office for the Coordination of Addiction Facilities, is mandated by the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH. It promotes and supports the diversity, accessability, networking, and quality of the various treatment, counselling and harm reduction services. The governing body of Infodrog is the Swiss Health Foundation RADIX.
 

Mission and Objectives

Commissioned by the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH and in conjunction with RADIX. Infodrog advances and encourages the variety of, connections between, quality of and access to the diverse prevention, therapeutic, consultation and harm reduction services. The participation in working groups and the organisation of regional and national conferences as well as the management of varied projects contribute to an efficient integration and coordination of services.
 

Principal Services and Products

Advice and Support

  • for services, projects, professionals in the field of social and addiction work in communities and cantons
  • on the conceptualisation or differentiation of addiction support services
  • on placement, coordination and planning issues

Information and Documentation

  • Internet platform Infoset (in French and German):
    www.infoset.ch
  • Infodrog database on addiction facilities (refers to Swiss facilities only)
  • Journal "SuchtMagazin" (in German)
  • Manual HepC, the compendium with information on prevention and therapy of hepatitis C (English version only as PDF file)
  • Brochures and leaflets on safer use and infectious diseases