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Green Crescent - Promoting Good and Healthy Living for 101 Years
General News
01March2021

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
General News
22February2021

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
General News
12January2021

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”
General News
04December2020

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
General News
10December2020

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
General News
07December2020

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
General News
19November2020

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
General News
14November2020

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
General News
05October2020

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!
General News
15August2020

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
General News
13July2020

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
General News
25June2020

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
General News
22June

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
General News
01July2020

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
General News
28May2020

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
General News
16March2020

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
General News
04March2020

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
General News
24February2020

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
General News
02Ocak2020

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
General News
23December2019

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
General News
20December2019

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
General News
20December2018

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
General News
14December2018

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
General News
27November2019

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
General News
22November2019

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
General News
20August2019

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
General News
19July2019

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”
General News
26June2019

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
General News
21June2019

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
General News
14June2019

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
General News
05May2019

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
General News
28April2019

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
22March2019

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
General News
19March2019

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
General News
12March2019

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
General News
13March2019

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
General News
21January2019

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
General News
27November2018

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
General News
12November2018

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)
General News
10September2018

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
General News
13August2018

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
General News
31July2018

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
General News
29June2018

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
General News
17July2018

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
General News
26June2018

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
General News
25June2018

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
General News
22June2018

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
General News
20June2018

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 News
01June2018

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
General News
31May2018

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
General News
18May2018

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
General News
24April2018

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!
General News
20April2018

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
General News
20March2018

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
General News
31October2018

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
General News
12October2018

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
General News
10October2018

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
General News
30November2017

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
General News
09November2017

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
General News
25July2017

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
General News
18July2017

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
General News
12July2017

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
General News
10July2017

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!
General News
15may2017

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
General News
12may2017

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
General News
02may2017

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!
General News
19April2017

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
General News
28march2017

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
General News
03March2017

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!
General News
13February2017

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
General News
08February2017

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
General News
13January2017

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
General News
02January2017

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
General News
17December2016

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!
General News
23August2016

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
General News
11August2016

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
General News
10June2016

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
General News
04May2016

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...

International Federation of Green Crescents Established
General News
12April 2016

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
General News
04April2016

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
General News
07March2016

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
General News
05March2016

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...

Balıkesir Green Crescent, Draws Attention to Drugs
Global Green Crescent
30June2014

Balıkesir Green Crescent, Draws Attention to Drugs

The Turkish Green Crescent Balıkesir branch President, Abdülkadir Çelik, pointed out, that drug addiction is todays one of the most important problem...