The Self-Help Promotion Program is a program of the Department of Psychology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), funded by the Ministry of Health and implemented with the cooperation of the Organization Against Drugs (OKANA). The program has been operating since 2001 in Thessaloniki, since 2008 in Sitia, since the end of 2012 in Chania and in Larissa since 2015. The program is administered by the Special Account for Research Funds of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. The scientific coordinator of the program is Phoebos Zafeiridis, psychiatrist, Associate Professor of Psychology of Addictions, Department of Psychology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. The Self-Help Promotion Programs of the Department of Psychology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, constitute the only governmental proposal in the country, which places at the centre of its intervention methodology the idea of self-help / mutual help for the treatment and prevention of addiction, but also other psychosocial and health problems.