“Offering treatments based on the scientific evidence is now helping millions of affected individuals to regain control over their lives.” EXIT Magazine 2018 focus on the topic of “Mental Healthcare. Benefits of Addiction Treatment for Individuals, Communities and Governments.” with 29 experts from 22 countries around the world.
Stigmatization of people with substance use disorders still occurs. Some 31 million of people who use drugs suffer from drug use disorders, meaning that their drug use is harmful to the point where they may need treatment. Quality services and addiction rehab and recovery programs. Friendly personnel and staff. Observation of human Rights.
The Stigmatization of People with Addictive Disorders in the Workplace. For those affected, stigma is the main obstacle to treatment, while unfortunately, the dynamics of the workplace, corporate policies and employee status only perpetuate the problems associated with stigmatization.
Stigmatization of People with Addictive Disorders in the Media. The media should take a different look at addiction disorders, drug use and drug policies instead of relying on traditional narratives. Estemeed Journalists and Editors at large, check our 9 tips to help remove stigma in the media.
Gaming and Gambling. Parents need to know everything and do a lot. This is the current requirement of those who perform parental functions with children and adolescents known as digital natives. That may be in jeopardy of becoming addictive to or with a problematic use of internet.
Dianova participates in international evidence based projects on Public Health Communication International, financed by Erasmus+, such as SMAPP or DAWA since 2015. Dianova Portugal is a Partner in collaboration with other EU European countries: Turkey, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Italy, Spain.