RISA has been recognized by the National Committee for Narcotics Control (NCNC), Ministry of Interior, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since the first phase of RISA activities was formally launched by Dr. Khalid Saad Al Jedai, the Director of NCNC on 7th April 2013. He released the multilingual brochures and 15 multicolor Posters, related with hazards Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs, on 7th April 2013 (World Health Day).