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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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The Real Stigma of Substance Use Disorders: Does it Matter How We Talk About People with Substance Use Disorder?

Source: Recovery Research Institute

This web page summarizes a study that looked at the effects of language on  attitudes towards people who use substances. The study offered participants two descriptions of individuals — a person who was a “substance abuser” or a person who “had a substance use disorder” – and then asked several questions about the participant’s impressions of these persons.

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Anti-Stigma Toolkit

Source: Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center & The Danya Institute

This toolkit is designed for people who want to engage in efforts to reduce addiction-related stigma. The toolkit can help addiction treatment professionals and community groups to create multi-component stigma prevention and stigma reduction campaigns.

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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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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 – 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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Opioid Use Disorder: Barriers to Medicaid Beneficiaries’ Access to Treatment Medications

Source: United States Government Accountability Office

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has prioritized expanding access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD) as an evidence-based treatment. Because many individuals with OUD are Medicaid beneficiaries, this U.S. Governmental Accountability Office report looked at state Medicaid policies and state and federal laws that might act as a barrier to Medicaid patients accessing MAT.

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National Association for Children of Alcoholics – Kit for Parents

Source: National Association for Children of Alcoholics

This parent tool-kit from the National Association of Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) includes information for families members of children of alcoholics and information to support children and build resilience.

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National Association for Children of Addiction

Source: National Association for Children of Addiction

The National Children of Addiction (NACoA) website provides resources for families and professionals to address issues related to parental substance use.

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Rural Community Toolbox: Funding & Tools to Build Healthy Drug-Free Rural Communities

Source: Office of National Drug Control Strategy

The Rural Community Toolbox website, created by the Office of National Drug Control Policy, provides resources to fight addiction in rural communities. The toolbox provides information about funding opportunities and technical assistance offered by 16 federal departments and agencies.

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