Information about stigma and the barriers for people who use substances to seek and receive treatment.Tags:
In the premier episode of The Evidence, Gord Garner, Executive Director of Community Addictions Peer Support Association joins the show to talk about stigma and its effects on those battling substance use disorder. We also announce the official date and location for CCSA’s 2019 Issues of Substance conference.
Claire’s areas of expertise include social determinants of health, risk environments, stigma, gender and poverty.Tags:
Ottawa, Nov 25, 2019 - Speak Out Against Stigma during National Addictions Awareness Week.Tags:
CCSA CEO, Rita Notarandrea, discusses how words matter when discussing substance use disorders and problematic substance use. Education and awareness are key factors in learning to use language that is not stigmatizing when speaking about addiction and recovery.Tags:
Sean LeBlanc, peer outreach support worker, shares his journey from living with addiction to working as an advocate for people who use substances.Tags: