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  1. Study on Cannabis Regulation

    25/11/2020 -

    Dianova gathers several experts to carry out a study on the consequences of the regulation of cannabis

  2. Professionalized Therapeutic Communities for Addictions

    19/10/2020 -

    Recovery-based Models: Professionalized Therapeutic Communities for Addictions

  3. Annual Reports

    10/06/2020 -

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

  4. 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?

  5. 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 »

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 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 »

  9. 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 »

  10. 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.