05 Prescription Addiction – Opioids: Stigma

Not Anymore: Prescription Addiction - Opioids

05 Prescription Addiction - Opioids: Stigma

  • Category Not Anymore: Prescription Addiction - Opioids
  • Authors Steve Pearlman, PhD
  • Variants
    1. Stigma - 4 minutes
      Stigmatizing people with addiction issues as bad people isn't helpful – or accurate.

People with addiction issues need you to know that stigmatizing them as bad people isn’t helpful – or accurate. Many people’s opioid abuse problems started with a prescription for pain for a real injury.

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Steve Pearlman, PhD

With 25+ years in higher education, Steven J. Pearlman, PhD holds specialized experience and knowledge in learning theory, online learning research, and socio-cultural topics such as sexual assault prevention, and alcohol and drug abuse. He’s conceptualized and authored numerous Not Anymore programs and served as a consultant for the U.S. Army’s initiatives to curtail sexual violence.

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