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Social Awareness Campaigns

Stigmatization of People with Addictive Disorders in the Media

17 Jul, by admin in News Brief

Despite the extent of this public health problem, people facing addictive disorders must face a highly stigmatizing moral judgment from society as a whole, particularly with regard to people who use illicit drugs. According to World Health Organization, addiction to illicit drugs is the most stigmatizing condition. The media should take a different look at addiction disorders, drug use and drug policies instead of relying on traditional narratives. The media can in particular play a significant role in combating drug-related stigma and discrimination while focusing more widely on the failure of the “War on drugs” and the need for new approaches.

Dianova launches campaign to end the Stigma of Addiction

21 Jun, by admin in Press Release

Starting June 26th, the campaign “Bringing Addiction Stigma to an End” is to be launched to help raise awareness about the physical and psychological consequences of stigmatizing people facing substance use disorders or behavioural addictions. The campaign aims to emphasize that addiction is not a…

Public Health Communication International Projects

21 Mar, by admin in News Brief

Dianova participates in international projects on public health.   These are developed in collaboration with Partners from Europe.   The focus is: Capacity Building, Training and Communication aimed at multiple Stakeholders. SMAPP Tackling Social Media Use with Positive Approach ONGOING The SMAPP Project – Tackling Social…