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Why Choose Dianova

International Addiction Treatment Centre | Dianova

Dianova is established in Portugal since 1984 as Public Utility Association and as an addiction treatment centre. Quinta das Lapas is an international addiction recovery centre for  alcoholismdrug addiction and internet and other behaviour addictions. It’s one of the oldest and one of Europe’s leading inpatient centre. Furthermore, our team has a long history of experience in providing private addiction recovery to national and international clients.


It is located 40kms from Lisbon, easily access from high way to Lisbon International airport from which we are able to transport clients to Quinta das Lapas. In addition, clients can enjoy leisure activities nearby the Portuguese West Coast.

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Choosing Dianova Addiction Recovery Centre , means:

> Over 30 years of experience, expertise and innovation procedures in addiction treatment benefiting +5.000 patients.

> 97,9% Client Satisfaction rate under an ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management certification.

> Recognition by health authorities, experts and scientific community.

> An individualized, intensive and flexible treatment program adapted to the profile of each inpatient.

> English language treatment program for international clients / inpatients.

> A qualified support by a Team of professionals in the following areas: General Medicine, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work, Social Education, among others.

> Assessment for excessive marijuana use, long-term dependency on pharmaceuticals, binge drinking of alcohol. And in addition, financially damaging levels of gambling or other addictive behaviours.

> A “cosy environment” in which the proximity between the team and the inpatient becomes the moto of the therapeutic alliance.

> 10 hectares of exclusive, tranquil and inspiring countryside surroundings.

> Comfortable facilities, indoor and outdoor sports spaces and beautiful gardens.

> Absolute privacy and discretion in a setting where residents can focus on their addiction recovery.

> And above all, each inpatient matters to us during and after treatment.


Certified its Quality Management System NP EN ISO 9001:2015. In the scope of Rehabilitation and Social Reintegration of Drug Addicts in the Therapeutic Community of Quinta das Lapas.

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A personalized program focused on each client

At Dianova we believe that people can find in themselves the resources and capabilities to overcome their addiction. Particularly, by providing them with the appropriate means.

There are numerous therapeutic models. However, each of these models has strengths and weaknesses. Especially, due to the complex and varied nature of addiction issues. Therefore, nowadays, everyone recognizes the need for diversified professional approaches.

On one hand, based on scientific evidence, multidisciplinary, complementary or not. And moreover offering global attention to the dependent that requires treatment.

For Dianova, autonomy is the end of a process. It allows the individual to recover his/her self-esteem and acquire a sense of responsibility. In short, resume healthy habits leading to his/her full social reintegration.

You will get, firstly a customized addiction recovery plan focused on your needs. The program is based on a cognitive-behavior model. The intensive, personalized treatment plan provides medical treatment, psychiatric and psychologial support. As well as, other complementary therapies.

Our aim is to provide our clients with the therapy and tools needed to ensure the a successful addiction recovery. This is to say, long-term sobriety and achievement of self-fulfilment. Specifically, in exclusive surroundings with absolute privacy and discretion. On the other and, for internet, gambling or gaming, the goal is to achieve a moderate, controlled use of technology.

The Residential Intensive Addiction Treatment Program

The residential drug, alcohol and/or other addictive behaviour rehab is an intense experience. As a result, Dianova’s approach is to coach and guide you toward living a life with meaning and purpose.

You will get a customized addiction recovery plan focused on your needs and a treatment program based on:

> Cognitive-behavioral model based on motivational theories and relapse prevention.

> Methodology which intensifies the positive process of change. Namely, personalization, integration, flexibility. dynamism, motivation and lasting recovery.

> An Educational and therapeutic perspective that aims to overcome individual weaknesses. Secondly, autonomy for health responsible choices. And third, continuously improve the life skills and quality of life of patients.

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Our friendly professional team is here to listen and share information about residential treatment at Dianova. Let’s walk through this together. We have helped thousands of people recover from addiction. In other words, are you ready?

Dianova treats patients from worldwide. The treatment can be funded privately or covered by their private health insurance or health/social national system. In addiction, the EU Cross Border Healthcare Directive clarifies the rights of EU citizens seeking access to healthcare. Which includes treatment for alcoholism and other addictions in other EU Countries. You’ll just have to present a letter of referral to Dianova from your doctor / GP to the insurance company.

Our Addiction Treatment Works as shown by the 2019 Results!


We are licensed and in protocol with SICAD | Portuguese Ministry of Health and registered at Health Portuguese Regulation Authority. Furthermore, our international addiction treatment centre is since 2005 certified as a Quality Management System ISO 9001. Our inpatients are our main referral as shown by the above Quality Management Indicators.

The 2019 Results achieved in terms of our drug intervention are based on the improvement of the efficiency and adequacy of the QMS. Namely, the improvement of resources management, and moreover the commitment of the Therapeutic Team.

On the other hand, these Indicators reflect the positive perception from the Beneficiaries, by having their needs and expectations fulfilled. Secondly, they reinforce the increase in services reliability and credibility by the Families. And thirdly, the trust and reputation by Public Entities.

Our Quality Management Policy is aimed to:

> ensure the management of resources and assets on behalf of clients and employees.

> compliance with all requirements and commitments.

> strive for the adequacy of the information, admission, integration and monitoring of each client. Above all to enhance our client’s addiction recovery success discharge.

Apply for Admission Online

Filling in our online pre-admission form will help us to respond to your admission needs. It does not oblige you to treatment. All information will be treated as strictly confidential and will be managed and stored securely.

In conclusion, Quinta das Lapas Rehab Centre is committed to:

> First, prioritizing resident’s needs and focusing on meeting their goals.

> Second, increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of our processes.

> Third, building trust based on a standardized, transparent management procedures. And maintaining high standards of clinical care through regular audits.

> In particular, providing evidence based addiction recovery.

> Finally, promoting the continuous improvement of our clinical excellence and increasing social legitimacy.