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07/02/2019 - Articles
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.
13/09/2018 - Publications by member organizations
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 »
14/12/2017 - Articles
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 »
27/10/2017 - Articles
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.
20/10/2017 - Articles
“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”.
09/05/2017 - Studies
A study by sociologist José Carrón provides information and thoughts on the history and development of the social state and the third sector in Europe and the Americas The public policies implemented in recent years have been characterized by a set of measures or cutbacks which have greatly affected society in general, our various social… Read more »
23/03/2017 - Articles
By Maria de los Angeles Lobos Palacios, Psychologist (University of Chile). Dianova Outpatient Treatment Centre Director, Viña del Mar Within mental health disorders, the problem of drug consumption has become more visible in recent years in the female population. It is a complex and multi-causal phenomenon, and tends to be interlaced with other problems of… Read more »
13/12/2016 - Articles
By Ivone Patrão PhD, ISPA-University Institute (‘Promoting Human Potential’ Research Group) The article by Ivone Patrão aims to present clinical experience gained from interventions with young people engaging in problematic internet use and their families. It discusses the question of criteria used to diagnose problematic internet use and presents studies carried out with young Portuguese people,… Read more »
18/11/2016 - Articles
The XVI International Ewodor Symposium, organized by Dianova, took place on September 22 and 23 in Rome Download summary of interventions in Italian (.pdf) or Spanish languages. English and French translations in progress The main theme of the 2016 European Working Group on Drugs Oriented Research (EWODOR) Symposium was The Therapeutic Community Model as an Instrument… Read more »
15/06/2016 - Studies
What is scientific evidence in the third sector for? This article aims to answer this central question based on a sustained argumentation in a follow-up study carried out at the therapeutic community Quinta das Lapas (Portugal)