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.
Foundations Recovery Network
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.
Heroin Addiction Video
Addiction & The Young
Overcoming the Stigma of Addiction
Why is There a Stigma Surrounding Drug Rehab?
What a Drug Addict Looks Like
Am I Experiencing Side Effects or Signs of Dependence?
Impact of Education and Addiction
Information on Substance Abuse
12 Step Treatment
The Statistics of Drug Addiction
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