CIJ proposes a Model of Approach to Addiction based on Public Health and its strategy is social mobilization. The model focuses its activities on identifying risk-protection factors in substance use.
CIJ has two fundamental programs: Prevention and Curative Care. Also, there are supportive programs as Research and Education and Institutional Promotion. The main strategies are the Inter-institutional Coordination and Social Mobilization.
CIJ has a Gender, Addictions and Domestic Violence Program because the Gender Perspective is considered as a magnifying glass that allows the analysis of power in gender relations and public health problems, as drugs and domestic violence that affect Mexican families.
Two Assistance and Care Models have been designed, evaluated and elaborated by CIJ. Their objective is to provide assistance and care and solve these public health problems in an integral way. The models are extremely related: Model of Multidimensional Family Therapy and Gender Perspective. Addiction care and domestic violence and Domestic Violence and Addiction. Preventive Recommendations.