Dear Friends of Green Crescent,
As Green Crescent, we have remained resolute in our efforts t..
The Results of the 7th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest Have Been Announced
The results of the 7th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest, organized by Green Crescent to attract the attention of the public...
Open call for the Addicta special issue focusing on "Prevention, Control and Treatment of the use of Tobacco and Tobacco Products”
The special issue in 2023 of Addicta will be: "Prevention, Control and Treatment of the use of Tobacco and Tobacco Products”...
Green Crescent Shared Its Practices and Experiences at The United Nations Office at Vienna
The 66th Session of the CND took place in Vienna, the capital of Austria during March 13-17 to jointly discuss the world drug problem...
7th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest Now Taking Applications
7th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest is being organized with the theme “Life Overcomes Addiction”...
Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions Psychosocial Rehabilitation
Addicta is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes studies on addictions. ...
Best Cartoons Awarded in the 6th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest
More than 1,000 talented cartoonists from 67 countries highlighted “Breaking Free of Addiction” through their cartoons...
The special “Gambling” issue of Addicta for 2021 has been published
Addicta, Green Crescent’s peer-reviewed academic journal in which the focus is on addictions: The 2021 special gambling-themed issue of The Turkish J...
Green Crescent was the only NGO to make an official statement during the United Nations Meeting
20 Country Green Crescents shared their experiences under the leadership of the Turkish Green Crescent...
The Results of the 6th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest Have Been Announced
1386 cartoonists from 67 countries submitted 2380 cartoons to the contest...
Green Crescent Accepts Its Award for the Best Employer of Turkey
Continuing to maintain its efforts to tackle addictions for more than a century, Green Crescent received the “Kincentric Best Employer” Award in 2021...
The International Federation of Green Crescent convened with 95 Country Green Crescents for an online meeting on December 14–16.
Throughout the 3-day meeting, discussions were held on the future visions and addiction prevention programs of the 95 member countries of IFGC, some ...
The 6th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest Is Now Taking Submissions
Cartoons Themed “Breaking Free of Addiction” Will Bring Hope to All...
President Erdoğan Inaugurates Green Crescent Counseling Centers (YEDAM)
The Green Crescent marked the joint inauguration of its Green Crescent Counseling Centers (YEDAM) with a ceremony attended by President Recep Tayyip ...
Green Crescent hosts the 3rd Istanbul Initiative Summit, attended by experts from around the world
Green Crescent, which plays a pioneering role in the world with the importance it attaches to preventative action related to five different types of ...
Experts brought together by the 2nd Young Advocacy Forum of Green Crescent
Youth taking initiative towards a healthier society...
The Olympics Takes Center Stage in Green Crescent Magazine
Olympic medals to inspire healthy, addiction-free lifestyles...
Green Crescent Wins Human Respect Award for the Third Time
In recognition of its efforts to tackle addiction for more than a century, Green Crescent has, for the third time, received a Human Respect Award, fr...
The 5th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest 2021 Winners Awarded
One of the notable Green Crescent projects tackling addiction, the award ceremony of the International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest, was held with ...
Green Crescent Wins Turkey’s Best Employer Award
Continuing to maintain its efforts to counter addictions for more than a century, Green Crescent received the “Kincentric Best Employer” Award in 202...
The Award Ceremony of the 5th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest is on July 8!
The award ceremony of the 5th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest is on July 8...
Announcement from Green Crescent regarding the June 26 World Drug Day
Green Crescent has issued a call to protect young people from addiction in a statement made on the occasion of the June 26 World Drug Day...
The 3rd WHO Forum on Alcohol, Drugs and Addictive Behaviors was Held Online!
The 3rd World Health Organization Forum on Alcohol, Drugs and Addictive Behaviors...
The 5th International Congress on Technology Addiction Organized by the Green Crescent Brought Various Experts Together
The greatest at-risk group in technology addiction: Children and young adults aged 2 - 30 years...
Green Crescent will share its experiences in the struggle to prevent all forms of addiction with 200 countries at the UN
Green Crescent will share its experiences and further strengthen its global contribution to the prevention of addiction...
Green Crescent’s Youth Advocacy Presentation at ECOSOC
Green Crescent will achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by working hand-in-hand with young people...
Green Crescent - Promoting Good and Healthy Living for 101 Years
Green Crescent Week celebrated with the motto "Green Crescent is Always with Me"...
The Results of the 5th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest Have Been Announced
The results of the Cartoon Contest, organized by Green Crescent to attract the attention of youth to the perils of addiction have been announced....
Fourth Issue of Addicta for 2020 Published
The fourth issue of Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions for 2020, the refereed academic journal of the Green Crescent, which includes research...
Green Crescent Received the “Community Support Award” with Its Project for the “YEDAM Covid-19 Psychological Support Line”
Green Crescent has received the “Community Support Award” with its project for the “Green Crescent Counseling Center (YEDAM)"...
International Federation of Green Crescent discussed Covid-19 and addiction with over 80 countries participating
Green Crescent brought together 80 countries for the 5th Capacity Building Program, with the participation of the UN, the WHO and international NGOs....
80 Country Green Crescents Meet for the 5th time
Green Crescent is organizing the 5th International Capacity Building Program of Green Crescent online this year....
Green Crescent Crowned its Work With Turkey Excellence Award
Green Crescent received Turkey Excellence Award given by Turkey Quality Association (KalDer) within the scope of the EFQM Excellence Model...
Applications Now being Accepted for the 5th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest
Green Crescent is for the fifth time hosting the International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest...
Third Issue of Addicta for 2020 Published
The third issue of Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions for 2020, the refereed academic journal of the Green Crescent, which includes research ...
Green Crescent Brings the World Youth Together!
With the novel global youth project, the Green Crescent brings together the youth from various cultures, religions, languages, races and nationalitie...
Young Volunteers from 46 Countries Receive Training from Green Crescent on Addiction Awareness
In an online training event entitled the “Addiction Awareness Program” organized by Green Crescent, young volunteers from 46 countries were provided ...
2nd Assembly of Istanbul Initiative was Held Online by Green Crescent
Green Crescent, which is the one and only international non-governmental organization struggling with five different types of addictions simultaneous...
The Winners of The International Green Cartoon Contest Received their Awards
908 works of 479 cartoonists from 55 countries competed...
The Green Crescent Website Has Won National And International Awards
Celebrating its 100th anniversary, the Green Crescent was granted 3 awards from 2 award programs with its new website...
Survey On Substance Use To Assess The Impact Of The Pandemic
It is assumed that the COVID-19 pandemic and societal responses during quarantine days and curfews have a significant impact on substance use and add...
Coronavirus warning for Cigarette and Hookah Smokers
Green Crescent has once again highlighted the importance of well-being and healthy living amid the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, announcing...
Green Crescent has attended the United Nations Conference in Vienna with 18 Country Representatives
Green Crescent participated in the Commission on Narcotic Drugs Session which was organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and shar...
The Results of the 4th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest Have Been Announced
The results of the International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest, which was organized for the 4th time this year by the Green Crescent to draw the wor...
World-Renowned Cartoonists are at the 4th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest
The 4th International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest is organized with the theme of “Role of Healthy Life in the 100th Anniversary of the Fight Again...
Addiction Through The Eyes Of World’s Cartoonists Exhibition” At Istanbul Airport
The International Green Crescent Cartoon Exhibition which is organized by the Green Crescent with the title of “Addiction through the Eyes of World’s...
4th International Capacity Building Program of Green Crescent
The 4th International Capacity Building Program of Green Crescent (4th ICBP) successfully held in Istanbul, between 3-6 December 2019, with the parti...
Turkish Green Crescent shared its experiences with 52 countries
The International Federation of Green Crescents has organized the 3rd Country Green Crescents Capacity Building Program and the 2nd General Assembly ...
Country Green Crescents gather in Antalya
The International Federation of Green Crescents organizes the 3rd Capacity Building Program and the 2nd General Assembly for Country Green Crescents ...
The First NGO to Receive the Certificate of “Recognized for Excellence 5 Star”: GREEN CRESCENT
Green Crescent was honored with the certificate of “Recognized for Excellence 5 Star” at the 28th Quality Congress organized by Turkish Society for Q...
Country Green Crescents Meet in Istanbul
The International Federation of Green Crescent organizes the “4th International Green Crescent Capacity Building Program” between 3rd and 6th Decembe...
Turkish green crescent awarded the talented youth with Bosnia and Herzegovina tour
Turkish Green Crescent awarded 19 students ranking the highest in the 9th “Healthy Generation Healthy Future” Talent Contest with Bosnia and Herzegov...
E-cigarettes are not a tool to quit smoking
With “The reality of E-Cigarettes” meeting held at Green Crescent Headquarters in Sepetçiler pavillion, the electronic cigarettes, which became a cur...
A Call to Families From Green Crescent President Prof. Dr. Mücahit Öztürk: “Do Not Leave Your Children Unattended, Talk With Them”
Fighting integrated with five addiction types in the world and standing among the global examples with its genuine models, Green Crescent called for ...
3rd International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest’s Awards Presented to Winners
Organized by the Green Crescent in order to attract attention of the world, of our country and especially of the youth against addictions, and to rai...
A Global Declaration from Green Crescent for Fighting Against Addiction
"1st Assembly of Istanbul Initiative" was organized, under the Green Crescent's leadership, to designate a common global strategy in the fight agains...
Tobacco Workshop from Green Crescent
As part of the fight against tobacco, Green Crescent organized Vision 2023: Tobacco-free Turkey Workshop in Green Crescent Headquarters between 3-4 o...
Thousands of Cyclists around Turkey Pedaled for Green Crescent
In the traditional bicycle tour in 50 different provinces of Turkey, thousands of cyclists delivered awareness-raising message regarding the fighting...
Green Crescent, Joining the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Continues to be a Global Player in the Fight Against Addictions
Joining the 62nd Narcotic Drugs Commission Assembly this year at the United Nations Headquarters in Austria’s capital Vienna, Green Crescent continue...
Eskişehir Green Crescent Consultancy Center Has Opened
Eskişehir Branch of Green Crescent Consultancy Center (YEDAM), which provides free of charge and outpatient service and is developed intrinsic to Tur...
Tremendous Success of 1071 Malazgirt Sports Club which was supported by Green Crescent
Within the scope of “Green Light for Life with Sports” Project which is executed by 1071 Malazgirt Sports Club with the support of Green Crescent, 15...
Green Crescent has organized the “Informative Meeting on Addiction Prevention for The Turkish Community” in New York
Green Crescent has organized the “Informative Meeting on Addiction Prevention for The Turkish Community” which was held in the Turkish Consulate Gene...
The Results of the 3rd International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest Have Been Announced
The results of the International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest, which was organized for the 3rd time this year by the Green Crescent to draw the wor...
Drug problem is discussed at an international level
Green Crescent organized the 2nd International Symposium on Drug Policy and Public Health in WOW Istanbul Hotel & Convention Center....
Tülin Şahin runs for the Green Crescent in İstanbul Marathon
The Green Crescent participated in the 40th Vodafone İstanbul Marathon on Sunday, November 11 with its running team consisting of volunteer celebrity...
Turkish Green Crescent attended The International Society of Addiction Journal Editors Annual Meeting (ISAJE)
Turkish Green Crescent General Manager Sultan Işık and Scientific Board Member Prof. Dr. Tolga Arıcak attended the International Society of Addiction...
Turkish Green Crescent rewarded the talented youth with Bosnia Herzegovina tour
Turkish Green Crescent rewarded 18 students ranking the highest in 8th “Healthy Generation Healthy Future” Talent Contest with Bosnia Herzegovina tou...
Turkish Green Crescent searched for problematic online betting among Turkish adolescents
Results of online betting survey conducted by the Green Crescent were published in the “Journal of Gambling Studies”. Member of the Green Crescent Sc...
UN World Drug Day Report is released
The World Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking which was named by the UN, has become common agenda around the world. According to World Dru...
Turkish Green Crescent explains its fight with addictions to the world
Turkish Green Crescent explained its exemplary fight against addiction to the world in 2018 OSCE-wide Conference on Combating the Threat of Illicit D...
The Green Crescent Stands Against Drug Addiction
The World Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking which was named by the UN, has become common agenda around the world. ...
Turkish Green Crescent publishes prevention of drug addiction policy paper
Turkish Green Crescent publishes a policy paper on prevention, protection, policy development, public health, harm reduction and human rights in the ...
2. International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest Awards Found Their Owners
The Green Crescent which is fighting to increase public awareness in the fight against addiction, realized the 2nd International Green Crescent Carto...
Online Gaming and Gambling Addiction are Mental Diseases
Technology addiction experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) gathered on 29 November-1 December for the ‘Fourth Meeting on Public Health Imp...
The Green Crescent became a member of Civil Society Task Force of UN Vienna
General Manager of The Green Crescent Savas Yılmaz who represented The Green Crescent was elected as a member of Civil Society Task Force (CSTF) set ...
Unprecedented act against smoking addiction
The Green Crescent Society comes out with an unprecedented act at the traffic lights of Suadiye Saskinbakkal to attract attention to harms of tobacco...
The 72th Terms President That Will Carry The Turkish Green Crescent To Its 100th Year Was Elected As Dr. Mücahit Öztürk Consecutively For The Second Time By Unanimous Vote
The 72th Ordinary General Assembly that will carry The Turkish Green Crescent to its 100 year and to its objectives was held in Green Crescent Sepetç...
THE LECTURE ABOUT ADDICTION BY PROF. DR. POTENZA FROM YALE UNIVERSITY
Prof. Dr. Potenza from Yale University gave lecture regarding behavioral addictions to employees of the Green Crescent....
Scholarship Opportunity From Green Crescent (Yeşilay) For Postgraduate and Doctoral Students!
Green Crescent (i.e., Yeşilay) provides scholarship grant for postgraduate and doctoral students in universities, institutes and research centres, wh...
The Turkish Green Crescent is the leader of civil society in Europe and Asia
The 61th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime where members of 53 countries are involved...
The International Federation of Green Crescents Attended The 3rd International Health Conference
With the participation to the 3rd International Health Conference, The International Federation of Green Crescents continues its fight with addiction...
Green Crescent fights with addiction in Australia
Green Crescent, who has completed its establishment activities in Australia, is struggling with increasing addictions in the country....
Kenan Sofuoğlu donated his crash helmet that saved his life to Green Crescent
National motorcyclist Kenan Sofuoğlu donated his crash helmet that saved his life in the race that he had an accident in, to Green Crescent on Wednes...
35 experts from 15 country talked about technology addıctıon
4th International Congress of Technology Addiction, held by The Turkish Green Crescent in cooperation with KULT Association is completed. In the cong...
Turkish Green Crescent’s 4th International Congress on Technology Addiction will be held on 27-28 November in Istanbul
Turkish Green Crescent is organizing the "4th International Congress on Technology Addiction" on 27-28 November with the aim of raising awareness on ...
Cooperation Protocol Between International Federation Of Green Crescents and FIMA
A protocol of cooperation was signed between IFGC and FIMA in the 34th Congress on Health in Africa organized by the Federation of Islamic Medical As...
Struggle against addictions with 34 countries in 4 continents
The “2nd Annual Capacity Building Program for Green Crescents”, which brought together 70 representatives of 34 National Green Crescents in Istanbul,...
34 National Green Crescents gathered in Istanbul
2. Annual Capacity Building Program for Green Crescents brought together 70 representatives from 34 countries. International Federation of Green Cres...
National Green Crescents gathers in Istanbul
International Federation of Green Crescents is organizing the “2nd Annual Capacity Building Program for Green Crescents” between 11-14 July 2017 in I...
The 7th issue of ADDICTA is out now!
The 7th issue of "Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions", official peer-reviewed international journal of the Turkish Green Crescent Society, ha...
1000th Issue of Green Crescent Magazine Celebrated with a Special Event
Celebrating its 97th birthday, the Turkish Green Crescent held a special event for the 1000th issue of Green Crescent Magazine, which has been publis...
The Federation and University’s Cooperation in The Struggle Against Addictions
The Turkish Green Crescent, the International Federation of Green Crescents, and the University of Health Sciences, joined their effort to create a h...
The electronic cigarette is not innocent - It poisons!
Recently, the use of electronic cigarettes has become widespread as it has helped with smoking cessation. The Green Crescent experts warn that e-ciga...
The Turkish Green Crescent Presented TBM and DAWAP in Vienna
The Turkish Green Crescent participated in the 60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs held in Vienna, and discussed the Addiction Preventio...
The 4th Phoenix Awards found their winners
The "Phoenix Awards" which are given to the individuals, institutions, and organizations who take "the addiction-free and healthy living" as a missio...
6th issue of ADDICTA is published!
The 6th issue of "Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions", official peer-reviewed international journal of the Turkish Green Crescent Society has...
3rd International Congress of Technology Addictions Papers Book Published
Papers book of the 3rd International Congress of Technology Addiction has been published....
First place winner of the International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest from Turkey
The results of the International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest, which has attracted a great deal of attention and aims to raise awareness and facili...
Winners of the Cartoon Contest will be announced on 16 January
Applications have been completed for participation in the International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest which has attracted a great deal of attention ...
Workshop on Tobacco Control Policies for OIC Countries
Turkish Green Crescent Society, SESRIC and Ministry of Health of Turkey jointly organized the “Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Tobacco Control Policies...
5th issue of ADDICTA is out now!
The 5th issue of "Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions", official peer-reviewed international journal of the Turkish Green Crescent Society has...
Green Crescent’s Statement on the Coup Attempt
Turkish Green Crescent sent to its international partners a statement on the coup attempt....
International Short Video Competition “Let’s Talk About It, You Are Not Alone” Winners Announced
International DAWAP project which was initiated by the Green Crescent to develop effective and science-based tools to be used in communication activi...
3. International Congress of Technology Addiction hosted by Green Crescent
Hosted by the Turkish Green Crescent Society, 3. International Congress of Technology Addiction brought together specialized experts in Istanbul on M...
The 3rd International Congress of Technology Addiction
The 3rd International Congress of Technology Addiction...
International Federation of Green Crescents Established
Carrying international activities to a top level, Yeşilay has taken an important step to become a global non-governmental organization. Having been o...
59th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs
The 59th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs was held in Vienna International Center between 14 and 22 March with the participation of govern...
3rd International Congress of Technology Addiction in Istanbul
The third International Congress of Technology Addiction hosted by the Turkish Green Crescent Society will bring together specialized experts on tech...
Phoenix Awards found their owners
The "Phoenix Awards" which are given to the individuals, institutions and organizations who take "the addiction-free, healthy living" as a mission an...