Stigmatization of people with substance use disorders still occurs. Some 31 million of people who use drugs suffer from drug use disorders, meaning that their drug use is harmful to the point where they may need treatment. Quality services and addiction rehab and recovery programs. Friendly personnel and staff. Observation of human Rights.
The Stigmatization of People with Addictive Disorders in the Workplace. For those affected, stigma is the main obstacle to treatment, while unfortunately, the dynamics of the workplace, corporate policies and employee status only perpetuate the problems associated with stigmatization.
Stigmatization of People with Addictive Disorders in the Media. The media should take a different look at addiction disorders, drug use and drug policies instead of relying on traditional narratives. Estemeed Journalists and Editors at large, check our 9 tips to help remove stigma in the media.
Bringing Addiction Stigma to an End. Starting June 26th, the campaign aims to help raise awareness about the physical and psychological consequences of stigmatizing people facing substance use disorders or behavioural addictions. #QuitStigmaNow #drugabuseday