About us

EUROPAD, formerly EUMA, was founded in Geneva, Switzerland on September 26,1994. It is, and shall remain independent of political parties and of any government. EUROPAD currently has around 800 members.


The Vision
EUROPAD exists to improve the lives of opiate misusers and their families and to reduce the impact of illicit drug use on society as a whole. The association works to develop opiate addiction treatment in Europe but also aims to make a major contribution to the knowledge of, and attitudes to, addiction treatment worldwide.


To achieve this vision EUROPAD seeks to:

EUROPAD seeks to obtain financial support from government agencies, philanthropic organisations, corporations and any other sources, public or private.


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