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Stigma & Substance Use Disorders

This free, 1-hour CME course will discuss stigma and how this impacts substance use disorder.









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Stigma & Substance Use Disorders

Meets DEA training requirements Ids
1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Learning objectives: 

  • Define Stigma.
  • Explain the role that stigma plays for the stigmatizer.
  • List the effect of stigma on people with substance use disorders (SUD).
  • List ways to avoid stigma in our own lives.
  • Dispel common misconceptions about treatment of SUD with evidence-based practices.
  • Discredit common misconceptions about the basis of SUD with evidence of how substance use disorders fit the chronic diseases model.
  • Explain the effects of stigmatizing language against those with SUD.

Accreditation and Credit Designation

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

MyMichigan Health is accredited by The Michigan State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MyMichigan Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.