One of a big issues in recovery for substance abusers is the stimga. The stigma of being a previous user of whatever drug produces an image of someone undesirable. Whether in the workforce or among social gatherings, this stigma can make it difficult for addicted to recover. It is important to help substance abusers to have a healthy self esteem with their recovery
The article, “Reducing Stigma Key in Substance Abuse Recovery” by Jennifer Bryant states,
“Addiction is a mental disorder. We are working very hard to reduce the stigma and change the thinking that this is a moral failing”
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