El Hospital de Dénia It will host on February 27 the First Conference on Addictions and Society, organized by the AEPA Foundation, in collaboration with Marina Salud, the Ministry of Health and the City of Dénia. The objective of the meeting is to give visibility to the problem of addictions, to de-stigmatize it and to offer information on the role of institutions in the diagnosis, treatment and reintegration of patients.
The institutions responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of these addictions are the UCA - Unit of Addictive Behaviors - of the DSD and the UPCCA - Unit of Community Prevention of Addictive Behaviors -, dependent on the City Council. Some of the cases that require specific monitoring are referred to Fundación AEPA, which has a day center in Dénia for the Marina Alta. A multidisciplinary approach to addiction is carried out with the support of individual, group psychology and social reintegration workshops.