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Morris County Proud to Be Stigma-Free

Source: Morris County, New Jersey Stigma-Free Communities Initiative

Morris County, New Jersey’s Proud to Be Stigma-Free Initiative’s website includes educational information about stigma and how it impedes individuals from seeking help for substance use disorder or mental health conditions. It also includes a community pledge and tool-kits for local municipalities, colleges and universities, and faith-based organizations.

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Understanding Drug-Related Stigma: Tools for Better Practice and Social Change – Participant Workbook

Source: Harm Reduction Coalition

The resource is the participant manual from the Harm Reduction Coalition’s training to Understanding Drug-Related Stigma. For more information about the training, see the Harm Reduction Coalitions website at: https://harmreduction.org/issue-area/issue-drugs-drug-users/understanding-drug-related-stigma/.

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Understanding Drug-Related Stigma: Tools for Better Practice and Social Change – Curriculum Outline for Trainers

Source: Harm Reduction Coalition

This trainer’s manual is a part of the Harm Reduction Coalition’s training to Understanding Drug-Related Stigma. For more information about the training, see the Harm Reduction Coalitions website at: https://harmreduction.org/issue-area/issue-drugs-drug-users/understanding-drug-related-stigma/.

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Understanding Drug-Related Stigma: Tools for Better Practice and Social Change – Slide Set

Source: Harm Reduction Coalition

This slide set presentation was developed to accompany the Harm Reduction Coalition’s training on Understanding Drug Related Stigma and Discrimination. For more information about the training, see the Harm Reduction Coalitions website at: https://harmreduction.org/issue-area/issue-drugs-drug-users/understanding-drug-related-stigma/.

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Stories of Stigma: Anthony’s Story

Source: Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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.”

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Stories of Stigma: Stephanie’s Story

Source: Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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.

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Stories of Stigma: Cotto’s Story

Source: Commonwealth of Massachusetts

This 1 minute video tells the story of Cotto who achieved recovery from his 25-year opioid addiction. Cotto talks about how the stigma he experienced while using prevented him from believing in himself and his ability to recover.

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Stories of Stigma: Cotto’s Story – Spanish

Source: Commonwealth of Massachusetts

This 1 minute Spanish language video tells the story of Cotto who achieved recovery from his 25-year opioid addiction. Cotto talks about how the stigma he experienced while using prevented him from believing in himself and his ability to recover.

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Understanding Drug Related Stigma

Source: Harm Reduction Coalition

This website is the home page for the Harm Reduction Coalition’s training program on Understanding Drug-Related Stigma. The site includes information about obtaining a training as well as training materials, which are also included in CLOUD.

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