KETHEA has had consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) with regard to drug-related issues since 2001. KETHEA is also associated with the UN Department of Public Information (DPI) as a specialised organisation regarding drug-related information and actively participates in international organizations and fora dealing with the treatment of addictions.
KETHEA chairs the Board of the European Federation of Therapeutic Communities (EFTC) and is also a member of:
• the World Federation of Therapeutic Communities (WFTC).
• the Forum of family Therapy Training Institutes of the European Family Therapy Federation (EFTA)
• the Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs (VNGOC)
• the Networking European Festivals For Mental Life Enhancement (NEFELE)
KETHEA is also represented at ISAGE through its scientific journal EXARTISEIS.