Addiction and Substance Use Disorders: Tips for Communicating without Stigma – Social Media Language

Social Media Language

By Tara Garwood

 

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 TWITTER

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Tips from @NIDAnews on discussing drug use and addiction without #stigma:

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#StopTheStigma

 

FACEBOOK

Tips from the @NIDANIH on discussing drug use and addiction without stigma:

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#StopTheStigma

  

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 TWITTER

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Studies show that stigmatizing language can affect the treatment people receive for substance use disorders and even keep them from seeking treatment altogether. Learn more about communicating without #stigma from @NIDAnews:

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#StopTheStigma

 FACEBOOK

Studies show that stigmatizing language can affect the treatment people receive for substance use disorders and even keep them from seeking treatment altogether. Learn more about communicating without stigma from the @NIDANIH:

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#StopTheStigma

  

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 TWITTER

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How do you avoid stigmatizing language in your communications? @NIDAnews share their strategies:

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#StopTheStigma

 

FACEBOOK

How do you avoid stigmatizing language in your communications? The @NIDANIH shares their strategies:

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#StopTheStigma

  

 

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 TWITTER

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There’s more to stigma than just words… Check out this blog post from @NIDAnews to learn more about how communicators can help eliminate #stigma:

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#StopTheStigma

 

FACEBOOK

There’s more to stigma than just words… Check out this blog post from the @NIDANIH to learn more about how communicators can help eliminate #stigma:

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#StopTheStigma

 

 About the Author

Tara Garwood
Tara Garwood, Author

Tara Garwood is the Social Media Strategist at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). She previously worked in video production at the Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Secret Service, where she developed and implemented their captioning process. Special interests include eliminating stigma, promoting diversity, and making video accessible. When she’s not planning, creating, or posting NIDA’s social media, (sometimes simultaneously!), you can find Tara shooting her own videos, knitting poorly, or reading on the couch with her two snuggly Boston Terriers.