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  1. Implications of COVID-19 for People who Use Drugs

    16/05/2020 -

    How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting drug users and those who provide services to them?

  2. The Role of Social Networks & Alternative Media in the Field of Drugs

    26/03/2020 -

    Author: Kristina Stankova, Research Assistant, Dianova International Introduction Nowadays social networks and alternative media occupy a huge part of our lives. According to STATISTA, a German statistic agency, the predictions are that in 2021 more than 3 billion people will be using social networks. (1) Compared to world population which for March, 2020 is 7…. Read more »

  3. Gender Perspective in Drug Addiction Programs and Services

    16/12/2019 -

    The lack of a gender perspective in addiction treatment programmes contributes to the invisibilization of women’s needs

  4. Annual Reports

    10/08/2019 -

    Dianova International offers a shorter and more visually appealing version of its annual activity report. Another important detail: this year, the annual report is devoted to the overall activities of Dianova International; the specific activities of its members, as well as their social impact, will complement this report in the last quarter of the year…. Read more »

  5. Gender and Addictions

    07/02/2019 -

    The gender approach provides a guide for interpreting differences related to sexual identity, enabling a more comprehensive understanding of how the traditional approach of gender negatively impacts problematic drug use.

  6. EXIT Magazine #31

    13/09/2018 -

    We’d like to invite you to read the EXIT® online magazine’s new issue published by the association Dianova Portugal in the English language. The 31st issue of the magazine focuses on “Mental health care: the benefits of addiction treatment for people, communities and governments”. In this edition of the EXIT magazine, we bring you news… Read more »

  7. Gender Violence from a Symbolic Viewpoint

    14/12/2017 -

    A Discourse Analysis and Social Capital based approach By Natalie Arriagada Araya, Social Worker – The rise of the concept of “gender” and the ideas generated by feminist thought can largely be attributed to the seventies in Latin America, mainly as a result of the First International Conference of Women held in Mexico in 1975, as… Read more »

  8. Death after Treatment for Heroin Dependence

    27/10/2017 -

    Methadone maintenance treatment programs (MMTs) and therapeutic communities (TCs) which offer long term stays have been shown to have a strong protective effect against drug poisoning deaths for heroin users for as long as users remain in treatment.

  9. Addiction & Art Therapy

    20/10/2017 -

    “I feel that the workshops have done me good because I can communicate and vent feelings. In fact when I don’t come, I feel drowned”.

  10. The Dianova Network Manifesto 2017

    14/07/2017 -

    The “Dianova Network Manifesto” was updated in collaboration with all member organizations of the Dianova network The Manifesto was originally published in 2010 and reflects Dianova’s commitment and positioning in various areas of interest to the network. It is designed to be a reference tool used for various purposes, including preparation of advocacy activities deployed… Read more »