Dianova Idell Förening

Established in 1997, Dianova Idell Förening (Sweden) provides assessment and referral services for people with substance abuse disorders and offers reception services for migrants and refugees.

Dianova Sweden

Dianova conducts assessment and motivational interviews in Sweden before referring people to Dianova’s therapeutic communities in Spain and Portugal

Dianova Idell Förening in 2018

1 + 3

Employees and volunteers

1 facility

1 Reception and head office

8 people served

In physical and mental health and addiction services (+ 23 indirect beneficiaries)

22 people served

In social and humanitarian services

Programmes and Activities 2018

  • Residential services for migrants and their families
  • Assessment and referral service for people with substance use disorders (people are referred to Dianova centres in Portugal)
  • Services for migrants and refugees

Impact on the Sustainable Development Goals

3.5 Strengthen the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, including narcotic drug abuse and harmful use of alcohol.

10.2 By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status

17.17 Encourage and promote effective public, public-private and civil society partnerships, building on the experience and resourcing strategies of partnerships

Related Activities

In 2018, Dianova Ideell Förening has been working with the Liberandum organization to provide housing for asylum-seeking families, thus mainly contributing to SDG 10 (Reduced inequalities) target 2 and to SDG 11 (Sustainable cities and communities) in general by supporting orderly and responsible migration and by ensuring access to adequate housing.

Dianova Ideell Förening also contributed to SDG 3 (Good health and well-being) target 5, through the its reception, assessment and referral service for people with substance use disorders, an endeavour implemented in partnership with Swedish administrative services and the Dianova organizations in countries where people are referred, thus contributing to SDG 17 (Partnerships for the goals) target 17.

Certifications and Accreditations

  • Affiliate member of Dianova International
  • Socialstyrelsen (National Health and Wellbeing Council)
  • 1 regional convention (evaluation and referral services) (Scania county)
  • 1 convention with the city of Stockholm
  • Member of Rainbow Sweden
  • Member of the European Federation of Therapeutic Communities

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