Day: May 25, 2021

Rewriting the Term “Opioid Addict”

Stigma is harsh, but it’s usually easier than untangling the truth about opioid use disorder. Some people think substance use disorders are about moral failure or character flaws. These perceptions create stigma and shame for people coping with addiction. Opioid misuse is a complex health issue. Yet, stigma often gets in the way of treatment.  …

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5 Great Books for Addiction Professionals

There are countless books and pieces of literature available on addiction and how it impacts the lives of those who struggle with it. Addiction professionals often look to this literature to understand better what their patients are going through and how they can best support them.   Here are the top 5 books Promises Behavioral …

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