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Coming Into the Light: Breaking the Stigma of SUDs

9:00am - February 27, 2019
New England ATTC

Connecticut Clearinghouse
334 Farmington Ave
Plainville, CT 06062
United States

Registration Deadline:
Need more information?
Contact us at Kimberly.Platt@ct.gov

Stigma is a major barrier preventing millions of people who are struggling with substance use from entering treatment today. This presentation is designed to help professionals break that stigma that creates an unnecessary barrier to treatment by understanding recovery oriented language and strategies that can be integrated into practice immediately.


Learning Objectives:
Participants will:
Be able to identify use strengths based language to reduce stigma associated with substance use disorders.
Be able to conceptualize the factors that influence stigma associated with substance use disorders and their consequences.
Be able to discuss targets and interventions aimed at addressing stigma associated with substance use.