Cenacle Of The Son Of Man

– Cenacle= the place where Jesus Christ used to meet his disciples.
– The son of man=Jesus Christ the Lord.

Our targets:

– A free spiritual, psychological, physical and social treatment and rehabilitation service for drug and alcohol addicts.
– Help the reactivation and social integration of those who healed from their addiction.
– A gathering place for man and woman from various religious, social and ethnic backgrounds.


– To tolerate and respect others.
– To respect confidentiality.
– To acknowledge that the addicted person is sick and powerless.
– To convince the addict that there is a stronger power than drugs and that “God” can change him and save his life.
– To decide to entrust God with one’s willpower and one’s life.
– To follow up residents after having completed all stages of rehabilitation  

Drugs addiction: 

It’s a state of compulsive, repetitive and important use of various kinds of drugs or any other psychiatric medications that enslave abuser’s life; it’s a decreased, slowed ability to respond to naturally rewarding stimuli.
Eligibility for admission:
– Meeting with the social assistant.
– Meeting with the psychotherapist.
– Weaning treatment in a hospital under the cenacle doctor’s supervision.  
– Meeting with the administration members.
– Admission to cenacle for rehabilitation straight after weaning treatment.

Rehabilitation program:

Spiritual education:
According the catholic church instructions by the means of explanations in the gospel, the church sacraments, spiritual exercises, hymns and religious meaningful celebrations.
– Individual and collective sessions, parental guidance, psychological test for a twelve month period of time away from noise and stress.          
Social assistance: 
– Case management, individual meetings.
– Home visits in order to enhance familial relationships.
–  Social groups creation.
– Awareness raising sessions.
Cultural educative program:
– Various lectures (medical, political, social…)
– Reading literary and spiritual books.
– IT lessons.
– Watching literary and spiritual movies.
– Handcrafts (rosary, artistic trinkets…)
– Music and theater classes.
– First aid training.
– Art sessions.
– Psychosocial support sessions.
Fitness program:
Swimming, gymnastics, Karate, Ping pong, Baby foot, relaxation, physical sessions.
Entertainment program:
Hiking, pilgrimage, touristic sites visiting, ceremonies, recitals. 
Reintegration and follow up after recovery:
– Try to increase employment opportunities on behalf of recovered addict.
– Three years weekly follow up program for recovered addicts and their parents.
Medical exams and consulting:
Corporation with a number of health care professionals 
Legal follow up: 
– During and after rehabilitation period, the Cenacle provides the opportunities of advocacy and increases awareness on behalf of its residents.  
– Help release prisoners especially addicts who wish to enter the cenacle for rehabilitation.


– Treatment and rehabilitation takes up to 14 months where the resident has the chance to get up to a point where he becomes a new person who deserves to be accepted by his family and his society.
– Three year follow up program for beneficiaries.
  Financing and continuity:
– Self-financing: 
Ceremonies, diners, various activities on behalf of the Cenacle of the Son of Man. 
– External financing:
– Financial support received from the Ministry of Social Affairs covering a part of residents’ expenses.
– The generosity of benefactors and all people who desire to help.