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PARPA - Associated Partner


The State Agency for Prevention of Alcohol-Related Problems

Description of the organization

The State Agency for the Prevention of Alcohol-Related Problems (PARPA), is based on the Act of Upbringing in Sobriety and Counteracting Alcoholism. It is a specialized government agency supervised by the Minister of Health. It develops and presents expert opinions on draft laws and action plans in the field of alcohol policy.

Contact information

Tel. +48 22 250 63 25

Jerozolimskie 155 Av.

Warsaw, Poland


Country team members

Piotr Sędek, Administration:

Karolina Adamska - Project Manager:


Country Implementation

Work plan

The main aim is encourage to participate in this project institutions and organizations operating in the public sector. We invite and persuade them to cooperative on this project during interaction in the implementation of preventive treatment programmes and workshops.

We make trustworthy and safe platform to carry out activities and exchange experiences with the participation of many partners.

An important element to recognize seriousness of the problems, apart from discussions, are the tasks of the National Program for Prevention and Solving Alcohol Problems for the years 2011 - 2015 taken by the Polish Government. This agenda designate the directions of activities in the areas of alcohol prevention among others.

Cases studies

The case study describes the health promotion and anti-alcohol activities initiated by the occupational medicine and the health and safety departments. These activities include information, training, implementing an alcohol policy and incorporation of the alcohol interventions within the broader area of the psycho-social stress at workplace.

Poland Country Description

Poland Case I Rafako

Poland Case II

Pilot studies

poland country report


The State Agency for the Prevention of Alcohol-Related Problems (PARPA):