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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. 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?

  4. 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 »

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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 »

  8. 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 »

  9. 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.

  10. 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”.