SAMHSA guide: Words that Matter, explains some simple ways to reduce substance abuse stigma by language choices.

02/27/2018

In the March Opioid Article of the Month, a SAMHSA guide explains some simple ways to reduce substance abuse stigma by language choices. The words that healthcare providers use to discuss this condition with patients can have a significant impact on the patient-provider relationship and the patient’s health outcomes. Check out the full article to learn why words matter.