The Federation has been established with the purpose of fighting against all harmful habits which cause damage to youth and communities, such as gambling, prostitution, internet and technology addictions, as well as addictions which destroy physical and mental health, such as tobacco, alcohol and substance addictions, in the international arena, in line with international norms and practices and the rule of law in the Republic of Turkey.

The Federation aims to

– Ensure mutual cooperation and coordination among its members at the highest level, and sets in motion the awareness, strength and resources of communities in order to fight against addictions in the international arena;

– Provide assistance to people who are in need, in line with the protection of human pride and respectability, under all circumstances, at all times and in all places,

– Contribute continuously to the development of the capacity of communities to fight against addictions;

– Develop the necessary cooperation and joint working organizations with national and international public, private and non-government organizations in line with these aims.

The Federation conducts work in the areas of tobacco, alcohol, drugs, gambling, prostitution, and technology addiction. In addition to these areas, where deemed appropriate, it will also be active in the area of ​​behavioral or chemical dependencies peculiar to certain regions.

The Federation will,

-Obtain all types of information, documentation and publications which are necessary for it to achieve its objectives, and establish documentation centers, publishing newspapers, journals, books etc., in line with its aims in order to publicize its activities, and activity and information bulletins in order to distribute them to its members;

– Carry out international activities, being a member of international organizations and other international entities, conduct joint activities with these organizations on a project basis and support each other;

-Take part in organizations in the presence of governments and entities in order to ensure that all types of measures and decisions are taken in line with the struggle against tobacco, alcohol, substance, gambling and technology addictions and the harm caused by all types of bad habits;

-Prepare reports in order to enlighten state officials, international organizations, the media and national and international public opinion;

– Where necessary, establish camps at the headquarters of the Federation or member countries, participate and contribute to the camps organized by public organizations or respective legal entities in these countries;

– Where necessary, establish camps at the headquarters of the Federation or member countries, participate and contribute to the camps organized by public organizations or respective legal entities in these countries;

– Provide research scholarships to students and researchers who wish to make a contribution to the research and publishing activities pertaining to the struggle against addictions.

– It provides students and researchers, research scholarships to contribute to the fight against addictions, research and publications for combat.

Humanitarian aid is not within the field of activity of the Federation.