Addressing Stigma Around Substance Use Disorders


Stigma is a direct barrier to accessing substance use disorder (SUD) treatment among individuals who have a SUD and impacts the quality of healthcare delivery given by medical professionals. It also results in a lack of general public support for legislation that provides meaningful reform and fiscal support to prevention, treatment, and recovery.


Format: Virtual or in-person


Length: 90 minutes


Learning Objectives:

  • The different types of stigma

  • How stigma affects patients

  • Stigma interventions


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