Stigma Reduction

Recommended Terminology for Substance Use Disorders in the Care of Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, and Families

A new policy statement developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides recommendations for pediatricians, media, policymakers, and government agencies with medically accurate, person-first, and nonstigmatizing terminology around substance use. Also... read more

Recorded Webinar: Breaking Stigma in the Community

Jon Soske and Steve Gumbley, March 23, 2021 This is the eighth installment of the RI PREVCON Virtual Series. In the first half of this webinar, Jon Soske explores some of the ways that psychologists, sociologists, and advocates have defined stigma, focusing... read more

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