Stigma Reduction

from: https://www.rapiddetox.com/opiates/stigma-impacts-perception-of-treatment/


Stigma Reduction

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), addiction affects approximately 23.5 million Americans every year, and roughly 11 percent receive treatment. While there are many factors that contribute to this addiction-treatment gap, stigma is one of the largest. Please click here to learn more about stigma reduction.


Resources

What to Do If You Have a Problem with Drugs

ADHD and Addiction - What is the Risk?

Perfectionism and Addiction

The Risk of Addiction in the Transgender Community: Embracing Your Identity While Coping with Addiction

10 Reasons to Stay Sober


Foundations Recovery Network

http://www.foundationsrecoverynetwork.com/about-us/

http://heroesinrecovery.com


HEROES in Recovery- A movement, started by FRN, to break the stigma surrounding addiction. Here, people can share their stories of recovery and advocate for those seeking recovery.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EU6O1z1hLLA


https://www.rapiddetox.com/blog/the-way-we-talk-about-stigma-impacts-public-perception-of-opiate-treatment/


VIDEOS


Heroin Addiction Video

http://www.heroindetoxrehab.com/watch-heroin-addiction-video/

Addiction & The Young

http://noahbenshea.com/noah-on-addition-and-the-young/


ARTICLES


Overcoming the Stigma of Addiction

http://theoakstreatment.com/blog/overcoming-stigma-addiction/


Why is There a Stigma Surrounding Drug Rehab?

http://www.foundationsrecoverynetwork.com/stigma-surrounding-drug-rehab/


What a Drug Addict Looks Like

http://thecanyonmalibu.com/blog/what-a-drug-addict-looks-like/


Am I Experiencing Side Effects or Signs of Dependence?

http://www.foundationsrecoverynetwork.com/experiencing-side-effects-signs-dependence/


Impact of Education and Addiction

http://www.michaelshouse.com/drug-addiction/impact-education-addiction/


Information on Substance Abuse

http://www.michaelshouse.com/substance-abuse/


12 Step Treatment

http://blackbearrehab.com/12-step-treatment/


The Statistics of Drug Addiction

http://www.michaelshouse.com/drug-addiction/the-statistics/


“Astonishing” Study: Almost Everyone Who Overdoses on Painkillers Continues to Get Refills from a Doctor

http://www.dualdiagnosis.org/resource/astonishing-study-almost-everyone-overdoses-painkillers-continues-get-refills-doctor/