SSDARCC was established in 2012 and registered in Accra, Ghana as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). Founded by Yahya H. Affinnih, Ph.D. and Felicia A. Affinnih. Yahya Affinnih is a retired Professor from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York (CUNY). He has completed a post-doctoral fellowship at National Development & Research Institutes (NDRI) Inc. Behavioral Sciences Training program (BST) in drug abuse research.

Our vision is to save to lives by improving the psychological, social and economic outlook for those who have been victims of drug abuse and by discouraging new generation from succumbing.