KEY MESSAGES Women who use substances in pregnancy and/or have children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) are highly stigmatized by the media, public, and
Dr. Laura MacKinnon The way we speak to and about people who use drugs makes a difference in their outcomes, says Dr. Laura MacKinnon. (Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty
Dr. Theresa Tam, the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, has just released a report summarizing the state of public healthcare in Canada. The 2019 report lists
Click here to download the resource. Stigma is a significant barrier to wellness and good health for people who use substances. WHAT’S IN THIS PRIMER:
An insight into the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction’s 2019 Issues of Substance Conference held November 25 to November 27 in Ottawa, Ontario.
Teen parents have the same goals for their children as older parents, but face additional barriers in terms of stigma, researchers say. (Jeremie86HUN/Shutterstock) Stereotypes about