The power of words: A guide to using appropriate language
Sep 4, 2020
We posted this when it was first released back in 2019, but we thought it's worth re-visiting. The Alcohol and Drug Foundation published a digital flip book titled “The power of words.” The resource provides an overview of the different terms sometimes used around alcohol and other drug use, which can contribute to stigma and discrimination. Terms such as “substance abuse” rather than “substance use” can have real impacts on treatment experiences of people who use drugs.
Go to “The Power of Words”