Director General Message

H.E DR. Hamad Abdullah AL Ghafri

Director General

MARHABA to the new NRC website and the new purpose built, state of the art, Rehabilitation and Treatment facility now in its new location in Shakhbout City in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The mission and vision on the new Center has been tailored in line with the modernization initiatives that encompass the entire Health sector envisioned by HH the late Sheikh Zayed al Nahyan. In order to lead, create and innovate in the health and care of its citizen, HH Sheik Zayed decreed that a center specializing the treatment of alcohol and substance use disorders be established and staffed with internationally renowned experts from around the world and the region. The ultimate goal is to take care of the most vulnerable group of the UAE population and to re-integrate them in the workforce by utilizing evidence and practice-based interventions to help initiate a therapeutic wellbeing, treatment and rehabilitation facility that has no parallel in the entire Middle East region.

Since its inception in 2002, the NRC has grown to be one of the reference Centers in the regions and its programs have witnessed an array of services that were not available in the past, but became part and parcel of the treatment protocol on the New NRC. The center has the unconditional support from the leaders of the Emirates, HH Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, The President of the UAE, and the generosity of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and a dedication and support of the cause from His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.

Now, we can proudly say that the Center is moving in accordance to its mission and vison evidenced by the varied and stepwise treatment programs that follow international protocols while maintaining the nuances of the culture of the UAE.