The fifth, and last of our professional roundtable discussion in Budapest was planned to be exceptional: this time the topic was not introduced by one presenter, but the representatives of five organizations spoke about their personal experience, and how the strength of their belief in God helped them during their work and personal lives.


The first one to speak was Judit Szabó, Protestant pastor, leader of the Drug Therapy Home at Zsibrik, she was followed by András Frankó, leader of Maltese Aid Service – “Reception” psychosocial service, and then Marcell Miletics, leader from Baptist Aid – “Street Front” service had a chance to speak, followed by Dávid Szőcs, social worker at “Nádej – Reménység, n.o.”, and last but not least, György Gádor, lawyer from the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities (MAZSIHISZ) shared his thoughts. Several non-governmental organizations and representatives of public authorities attended the roundtable discussion after the break, and we all agreed that no addict – or any of us – may do without some personal experience involving God or reliance on God.