In an atmosphere of moral and cultural development in the country, the Society was founded to combat addictions such as tobacco, alcohol and drug dependences that devastate physical and mental health of the youth and the public in general, to fight against all bad habits like gambling and internet and technology addiction that cause harm to the youth and the society, as well as to raise generations that are loyal to their national culture.
In that framework, the Society mobilizes public awareness, power and resources to fight addictions, helps people in need under any circumstances, anywhere and anytime for preserving human dignity and respectability, and makes unceasing contribution to improvement of capacity to fight addictions. To that end, it also organizes joint events and establishes cooperation with national and international public and private institutions and non-governmental organizations.
GREEN CRESCENT’S MISSION
Turkish Green Crescent Society is a nongovernmental organization that, on the premise of human honour and respect, endeavors to protect society and youth from harmful habits without discrimination. Guided by national and moral values, and using scienti c methods, the Green Crescent struggles against tobacco, alcohol, drug, technology, gambling and other addictions by engaging in preventive and rehabilitative public health, and advocacy work.
GREEN CRESCENT’S VISION
The Green Crescent carries its mission overseas and makes Turkey a model and leader country in struggling against addiction as it celebrates its centennial in 2020.
VALUES AND PRINCIPLES OF THE GREEN CRESCENT
FIELDS OF ACTIVITY
There is a well-established institution committed to well-being and happiness of everyone in Turkey:
The Green Crescent Society