1. The European Commission

    Dianova Selected to Join the Eu Civil Society Forum on Drugs

    22/02/2013

    Dianova has been selected by the Directorate-General Justice of the European Commission as a member of the Civil Society Forum on Drugs (CSF) for the period 2013-2014. During this two-year period, Dianova will join other NGOs on this platform of exchanges of views and information between the European Commission and civil society organizations.

  2. Adolescents in Dianova's Esther del Rio school, in Nicaragua

    The Governement of Japan Supports Dianova in Nicaragua

    19/02/2013

    On February 5, the Dianova Nicaragua Foundation was awarded the sum of $ 121,321 donated by the Government of Japan for the construction of two classrooms and a science lab in the Esther del Rio – Las Marías education center.  The donation will help provide quality education services to the 300 boys and girls from the Carazo region’s low-income rural communities admitted every year.

  3. Réunion de groupe au centre de Zandueta

    A Video of Zandueta Center (Spain)

    18/02/2013

    The video presented after these introductory words (click “read more”) was realized with the adolescents attended in Dianova Zandueta’s small therapeutic community, located in Spain’s Arce Valley (Navarra region). With no voice-over, the video shows the simplicity of every-day activities, made of joy and sometimes sorrow; activities spent to rebuild one’s life, step by step.

  4. Initiative nationale UE2020

    Social Economy Forum in Portugal

    01/02/2013

    On February 8, Dianova in Portugal participated in the third edition of aSocial Economy Forum, as a partner and ambassador of the “Opportunity 2020 Yes or No” National initiative. The forum was held in Leca de Palmeira, in the auditorium of the portuguese business association. The forum’s main topic was dedicated to social and reintegration enterprises.

  5. European competition "Migrants in Europe"

    Dianova in Portugal to be National Coordinator of the European Campaign « Migrants in Europe » 2013

    30/01/2013

    In Portugal, Dianova has been officially appointed to coordinate the 2013 « Migrants in Europe » multimedia competition, jointly with the European Commission – Directorate of Home Affairs ( Commissioner: Ms. Cecila Malmström). The competition is to be lauched on Friday, February 1st in all EU member states.

  6. In Catalunya en Miniatura's famous scale model theme park

    “Catalunya en Miniatura” Presents its New Video

    23/01/2013

    In March, 2012, Dianova became a partner of a renown family company, Catalunya en Miniatura, in the prospect of raising additional sources of income to develop the Dianova network’s various social projects. This innovative 3.0 business model resulted from a close partnership between a private enterprise and the non-profit sector.

  7. CSW57

    Overcoming The Pain of Abuse & Violence Against Women & Girls

    22/01/2013

    On March 8, 2013 Dianova will co-sponsor a side-event during the 57th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) to take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 4 to 15 March 2013. The priority theme of the Commission’s two-week session will be dedicated to the “Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls”. Dianova speakers during the event will be Ms Sandra Nencetti and Ms Francisca Alburquenque, from Dianova in the USA and Chile.

  8. 25th World Conference of Therapeutic Communities in Bali

    25th World Conference of Therapeutic Communities

    21/01/2013

    The 25th World Conference of Therapeutic Communities was held in Bali (Indonesia) from November 5 to 10, under the auspices of the World Federation of Therapeutic Communities and the Kasih Mulia Foundation, one of the country’s largest associations dedicated to the treatment of alcohol and substance abuse. The representative of Dianova, Michele Bellasich, was present.

  9. George De Leon Ph.D

    “TC is an Effective and Cost-effective Treatment Model” – Interview with Dr. George De Leon

    14/12/2012

    George De Leon, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of substance abuse and is acknowledged as the leading authority on research in therapeutic communities. In addition to numerous research publications, Dr. De Leon has made notable contributions in the area of clinical practice and professional education. Dianova representative, Michele Bellasich, met with him during the WFTC world conference in Bali.

  10. Remedial education for women at Dianova in Chile

    Life Education in Chile

    21/11/2012

    An article presented by Dianova’s educational team in Chile recounts the significant, existential experience of a group of women and their educational team, who participated in an educational remediation experience in a context of residential treatment for the problematic use of alcohol and other drugs. Read complete article – in Spanish (pdf)