Man Learning How To Fight the Stigma of Addiction

3 Ways to Break the Stigma of Addiction

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: January 14, 2021 Updated: March 16, 2021 Stigma occurs when someone has a negative, discriminatory view of someone because of something outside of their control, such as the disease of addiction. Because of the negative effects of addiction, the disease comes with a lot of stigmas. Sadly,…

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Addiction Stigmas

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: June 16, 2020 Updated: June 18, 2020 When you battle with substance abuse, you not only deal with the pain of drug use but of addiction stigmas, as well. Stigma consists of the negative perceptions that people and society have about something. However, stigma is also an…