Substance Abuse


Article – The Deadly Impact of Substance Abuse Stigma. David Fawcett, author of Lust, Men, and Meth: A Gay Man’s Guide to Sex and Recovery, delves deep into the underlying attitudes toward substance abuse, and how they interfere with people’s recovery. Read article here.

Fast Facts – Substance Abuse: Better understand the who, what and why of  bias and discrimination toward people who have a substance abuse problem as a first step to stopping the stigma.

Pinterest: Check out our Pinterest page for interesting and informative stories, photographs and videos to enhance one’s understanding about the stigma related to substance abuse.

Research: Find peer reviewed journal articles about stigma associated with substance abuse in our searchable database.

Spotlight Calendar

Each month B Stigma-Free will spotlight a different area for attention. Blog articles, fact sheets and social media emphasis will call attention to the issue of stigma and the identified topic. Do you have suggestions for us to include? Tell us your ideas here.


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