ISSUP Kenya Training for the National Youth Service

ISSUP Kenya completed the 3rd and final training on UPC course 5-8 ,for the National Youth Service(NYS). The training conducted at NYS field office Yatta (8-13 November,2021) was officially closed by the Deputy Director General James Mmata. Also present Evans Oloo President (ISSUP Kenya) Dr. Richard Gakunju (ISSUP Kenya), Dr. Matilda Mghoi (ISSUP Kenya) and Jeremiah Osiru (Head of training & Rehabilitation, NYS).


The Relationship between Trauma and Addiction

ISSUP Kenya would like to invite you to attend their upcoming Webinar on the cyclic relationship between trauma and addiction and the implication in treatment.

Policy Makers Workshop on ATI

ISSUP Kenya was honored to participate at the policy makers workshop on Alternatives To Incarceration for Persons with Substance Use Disorders in contact with the Criminal Justice System. Mombasa,kenya-21-24 Sept,2021.The training was made possible through the collaboration of UNODC,NACADA Kenya and INL.


Climate Related Disasters Nexus with Mental Illness (including SUDs)

ISSUP Kenya are pleased to invite you to their next Bi-Monthly Webinar on the nexus between climate related disasters and mental illness.

Addressing Emerging Issues in the Area of Women and Alcohol Use

ISSUP Kenya would like to invite you to attend their upcoming Webinar on women, alcohol use and effects.

Addressing Unprecedented Challenges in Management of SUD’s and GBV in the midst of COVID-19

ISSUP Kenya would like to invite you to attend their upcoming webinar on Addressing Unprecedented Challenges in Management of SUD's and GBV in the midst of COVID-19. The Webinar will explore emerging trends in Substance Use Disorder and Gender-based violence in view of COVID-19 and the correlations between SUD’s and GBV, with special emphasis of the impact of COVID-19.

Who is an Addiction Professional?

ISSUP Kenya would like to invite you to attend their upcoming Webinar on 'Who is an Addiction Professional?'

ISSUP Kenya - Kenyatta University Collaboration

ISSUP Kenya has entered into talks with Kenyatta University through Department of Psychology, to explore potential for partnership in the delivery of mutual objectives, programs and activities. Present during the meeting held on 17th December 2020 at the KU administrative complex: Dr. Eunice Githae-Chair Department of Psychology, Dr. Pamela Kaithuru-ISSUP Kenya), Evans Oloo-President ISSUP Kenya & Dr. Beatrice Kathungu-KU/ISSUP amongst other faculty members.


ISSUP Kenya National Chapter Annual General Meeting 2020

The Annual General Meeting for ISSUP Kenya, which is mandated by law for all societies and constituted our national conference, was held today, online. There was a good turn out and several resolutions were made which will be ratified by the executive committee before being announced to the broader membership. 

We continue to be encouraged by the activity and participation of the membership and look forward to more engagement as we build and develop our chapter.


UTC Trainee Graduation

ISSUP Kenya in partnership with the PCEA graduated the first cohort of trainees on basic UTC course:a total of 30 participants.The ceremony at the Kikuyu mission hospital was graced by the Governor of Kiambu County,His Excellency James Nyoro, In coming SG of the PCEA, Rev. Dr. Waihenya and the CEO of Kikuyu hospital Dr. P.Kimpiatu. Other officials present included Rev. Dr. W. Kogo, ISSUP Kenya Executive Dr. Richard Gakunju & Vice president ISSUP Kenya Ms. Susan Gitau.


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