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Talking Stigma and Treatment Barriers with Shatterproof

Aug 3, 2021

Stigma is a big driver of our modern addiction crisis, and it has several faces.

“Most people know about public stigma, which is defined as society’s negative attitudes towards a group of people. But less well-known is the concept of structural stigma. This refers to the role stigma plays in a person’s ability to seek and receive treatment for their chronic illness.”

To read more, visit Shatterproof’s blog by clicking the button below.

Shatterproof is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the addiction crisis in the United States.