Basic Data

"Preliminary data provided by the University Mental Health Research Institute (UMHRI) regarding the most recent survey (2004) show that 8.6% of the Greek population aged 12-64 reported lifetime use of illicit drugs, mainly cannabis. The lifetime drug use ratio between men and women is 3 to 1. The highest prevalence is met in the age group 18-35 and in the Greater Athens area as compared with the second largest city (Thessaloniki), the other urban, and the semi-urban and rural areas."


"2005 National Report to the EMCDDA by the Reitox National Focal Point: Greece: New Development, Trends and in-depth information on selected issues" (Athens, Greece: University Mental Health Research Institute, 2005), p. 14.…