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#OpioidAwareChat – Sept 29

Posted by on September 22nd, 2017 Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Substance Addiction and Misuse
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#OpioidAwareChat: Discuss the Impact of Stigma Against Opioid Use Disorder

Friday, September 29, 2-3PM ET

September is National Recovery Month.  Join the National Library of Medicine, Outreach and Special Populations Branch (@NLM_OSP) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (@ASAMorg) for a Twitter chat on September 29 from 2-3PM, EST.  Learn how stigma against opioid use disorder can impact prevention, treatment, and recovery by following #OpioidAwareChat.

This Twitter chat will:

  • Describe how opioid use disorder impacts personal and public health.
  • Describe how stigma against opioid use and addiction can impact recovery.
  • Identify methods and resources for preventing stigma against opioid use disorder and recovery.
  • Identify methods and resources for promoting prevention and recovery for opioid use disorder.

Check the Opiate Addiction and Treatment guide from the National Library of Medicine for more resources on opioid use disorder and treatment.

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