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Stigmatizing language reinforces negative stereotypes. Person- first language focuses on the person, not the disorder.
Example: “a person with substance use disorder” means that the individual has a problem that can be addressed. In contrast, calling someone an “addict” implies that the person is the problem.
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In Hancock County no person is expendable. Download our Community Position Paper.
Treatment and Recovery Resources
Download an Extensive Guide including local and regional treatment and recovery support services.
Talk with Your Kids
Children of parents who talk to their kids about drugs are up to 50% less likely to use substances. Learn more about What Parents Need to Know.
Are you or a loved one struggling with mental health or substance use? We are here to help you on your path to health.