As a Receptionist, I notice others just passing by our clinic with confused facial expressions, as if our patients are from another planet. Addicts are looked down upon in every aspect there is. No wonder there is stigma in treatment! One of our patient was … Read OnRegular User Asked on September 21, 2018 in Stigma in Treatment.
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Why Exactly is Addiction Stigmatized?
Reading through a number of comments on one of the posts “Don’t Discriminate!” at this web platform by LParks88, I would like to offer a few points why there’s so much stigma in our society today, despite over … Read OnRegular User Asked on September 25, 2018 in Stigma in Treatment.
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Television and films over the years have depicted people with addictions in a negative way. But the truth is that anyone can become addicted to drugs or alcohol regardless of their background, age or financial status.
Research has shown a number of contributing factors that … Read OnRegular User Asked on December 19, 2018 in Addiction case.
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Someone recently asked a rather insensitive question, Why shouldn’t I call an addict or alcoholic or drug user so, isn’t that what he or she is?
And I’d like to offer a simple straight reason why this is not only self-serving but also perpetuates the … Read OnModerator Asked on February 17, 2019 in Drugs.
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