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Stigma and Substance Use Prevention Part 2: What Prevention Professionals and Others Can Do
May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
This webinar will review strategies for addressing and preventing stigma against people at risk for substance misuse, substance use disorders, and consequences of substance use. It will discuss strategies at multiple levels: 1) peers and individuals; 2) within prevention organizations; 3) among collaborative partners and across the behavioral health continuum; 4) throughout the community at-large; and 5) in society as a whole. Each of these strategy levels will be examined from the perspectives of both academic research and lived experiences.
- Discuss strategies to overcome stigma working as a peer with substance use clients
- Review strategies to avoid stigma within prevention organizations
- Explain how prevention can work with collaborative partners and across the behavioral health continuum to address stigma
- Explore opportunities to address stigma in the community and across society