April 15, 2019, 09:52 am

Perspective: When talking about the opioid epidemic, language matters


 15-04-2019 9:52 AM

Substance Use Disorder is the most stigmatized health condition in the world, according to the World Health Organization. Contributing to this stigma is the discriminatory language we use to talk about the problem. With words such as "abuser," "dirty," "junkie," and "addict,"...

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