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Addiction Stigma from an Intersectional Perspective

Dianova held an addiction specialists, experience-based round table discussion to learn more about stigma and addictions Stigma has the potential to negatively affect a person's self-esteem, damage relationships with loved ones, and prevent those suffering from addiction from accessing treatment - Image adapted from Shutterstock The stigma towards people who...
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Webinar Dianova: Stigma & Addiction

Stigma & Addiction. Where Do We Stand Today? 13 January, 2022 - 15:00 - 16:30 CET, Online event in English and Spanish languages with simultaneous interpreting The stigma that surrounds drug use and addictive behaviours can dramatically impact people’s lives at all levels. Not only does stigma affect people's mental...
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Stigma, Drug Use and the Intersectional Approach

The aim of the Pompidou Group training was to explore the roots of addiction stigma and to look for strategies for dealing with it Stigma is a public health issue, it contributes to high rates of death, incarceration, and mental health concerns among people who are struggling with substance use...
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CND Side Event: Substance Use Stigma & Police

Uncovering Substance Use-related Stigma for Police Service Members and Their Families - 14:10-15:00 CEST - Online side event organized by Canada with the support of Belgium, Honduras, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland and Uruguay, with participation from the Community Addictions Peer Support Association (CAPSA) and the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation...
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Stigma: Parallel Event at the CSW65

Overcoming stigma and violence against incarcerated and drug using women   Free online event in English and Spanish: 24 March 2021, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm (New York time) - Organized by Dianova, IDPC, WOLA and WHRN. Speakers will discuss the pressing issues faced by these women, with accounts of lived...
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Ending Addiction Stigma through Education

Zero Discrimination Day is an opportunity to better educate and advocate to end stigma toward people who have lived or are living with substance use disorders CAPSA's #StigmaEndsWithMe campaign - CAPSA is a member of the Dianova network - Photo: CAPSA, licence CC March 1, Zero Discrimination  Day - People...
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Dianova Urges CICAD to Reduce Addiction Stigma

Dianova advocates the development of gender-sensitive programs and the implementation of specific modalities for women and girls. "I am addressing you on behalf of Dianova, a non-governmental organization with 26 members dedicated to bringing about social change in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. For over 40 years, Dianova has...
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The Impact of Stigma on People with Substance Use Disorders

The #QuitStigmaNow campaign was launched in 13 countries worldwide and reached 3 million people approximately through the media and social networks - photo: Shutterstock On 26th June 2018, Dianova launched a campaign to raise awareness of the physical and psychological consequences of stigma among people facing substance use disorders (SUD)....
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Dianova Addresses Addiction Stigma at the CND

On March 18th, Kenneth Arctander represented Dianova International as a speaker at a side event titled ‘Addressing stigma: continuing the discussion' Reporters and journalists should avoid stigmatizing concepts that link “the drug problem” with violence, crime, drug trafficking and poverty said Arctander The side event was arranged by the UNODC,...
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Stigmatization in the Workplace

Dianova publishes a document about the stigma of substance use disorders in the workplace, the best practices to combat stigma and to implement an efficient substance use policy at work Because of stigma, many people who struggle with alcohol or drug use at work choose to stay silent about addiction...
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