This 1 minute video tells Stephanie’s story of the stigma she encountered due to her opioid addiction and how it discouraged her from seeking health care or treatment.
This 1 minute video tells the story of Sue who speaks about the stigma she and her daughter experienced due to her daughter’s opioid addiction and how stigma made seeking help more difficult.
This 1 minute video tells the story of Anthony who resisted seeking treatment for his opioid addiction because of the stigma he encountered from people who considered him just a “junkie” or “drug fiend.”
The Ohio Chamber of Commerce created this toolkit for businesses to assist them in addressing opioid-related issues. The toolkit includes a free, online course on how to create a “best practice” drug free workplace with 5 components:
This website highlights the work of The Opioid Project in Massachusetts, which uses art and storytelling to support individuals affected by the opioid crisis.
The Harm Reduction Coalition spoke to diverse group of people who use drugs in San Francisco to inform a public health campaign the City planned to raise awareness about risks associated with fentanyl and the use of naloxone to treat opioid overdose.
A 10 minute video with the purpose of educating people about opioid addiction and medication assisted treatment (MAT) with a focus on reducing stigma around the disease. Two physicians in Portland, Oregon are featured along with a young woman who successfully treated her opioid use disorder (OUD) with MAT and coordinated services through Project Nurture.
A 15-minute video of women talking about their experiences of getting help to address their opioid addiction and confront stigma during their pregnancies. Includes information about the importance of seeking treatment and support during pregnancy and in the postpartum period, and how these women worked with their providers to ensure a successful outcome for themselves and their
Stigma Free West Virginia works to reduce the stigma around individuals with substance use disorder to improve treatment and recovery from addiction. This website provides training and evaluation resources to be used when conducting anti-stigma trainings. Includes links to 6 training videos.
Website for Stigma Free West Virginia which works to reduce stigma around individuals with substance use disorders. Includes information about what stigma is and how it affects individual’s and community’s ability to treat substance use disorder and recover from addiction. Includes stories of recovery and links to relevant resources.