stigma of addiction

Addiction Stigma: Choice Versus Disease

Addiction Stigma: Choice Versus Disease

"Mental illness is the last frontier. The gay thing is part of everyday life now on a show like 'Modern Family,' but mental illness is still full of stigma. Maybe it is time for that to change." - Eric McCormack In doing my research for this blog, I came across an...

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Stigma: Stigma Free

Stigma: Stigma Free

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." - Arthur Schopenhauer Decriminalization of Drugs? The Portugal Addiction Treatment Approach Everyone knows substance abuse is...

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Stigma in the Workplace Pt. 2

Stigma in the Workplace Pt. 2

“Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all.” - Bill Clinton REENTERING THE WORKPLACE While putting a life back together after alcohol and drugs have torn it apart, inevitably part of the equation at some point will entail returning...

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