How We Can Overcome the Stigma of Addiction - USA Today

September 29, 2017 | Addiction Policy Forum
 
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In this article, released today on Media Planet and featured by USA Today, Emily Gawlak reflects on a conversation between industry leaders Jessica Hulsey Nickel (Addiction Policy Forum), Gary Mendell (Shatterproof), and Patty McCarthy Metcalf (Faces & Voices of Recovery) about the stigma surrounding substance use disorders and how shame can erect barriers to effective prevention, treatment, and recovery. 
 
 
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