Movies About Alcoholism
Topics: alcoholism, stigma
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Topics: administration, family involvement, financial strategies, recovery-friendly, stigma
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Topics: models of addiction, research, stigma
Needle Exchange Backlash
Nonetheless, in most instances it’s an a priori resistance rooted in fear, rather than legitimate objections.
Topics: harm reduction, recovery-friendly, stigma
Myth or Not?
Too many doctors worry about “those people” showing up in the waiting room. They don’t particularly want to be known as a resource for the addicted.
Topics: health care, opioids, physicians, stigma, types of treatment
…struggles can actually serve as a disincentive to someone who knows you and is now beginning to peer uncertainly up their own long and bumpy road of life change.
Topics: 12Step, maintaining sobriety, stigma
Crime vs. Disease
…healthcare advocates have to work extra hard while proponents of a more punitive approach simply point to a crime committed by a drug user…
Topics: criminal courts, models of addiction, stigma, systems
Nurses and doctors experience the same feelings about homeless alcoholics they see in the ER every Saturday night.
Topics: enabling and provoking, opioids, stigma
“…and Let God Sort ’em Out”?
I fear they’re regular Americans, like some of us, except for their twisted attitudes and beliefs about addiction.
The Blame Game
When you’re addicted, it’s probably more correct to say that your addiction is abusing you. And will continue to do so if allowed.