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LUNCH & LEARN: REDUCING STIGMA
Topic: Reducing Stigma

Brief Description of Presentation: Based on recovery science, this presentation focuses solely on the use of language to reduce stigma and advance the national recovery movement. Whether a family member, person in recovery, or professional, this workshop will inspire an adjustment of everyday language in order to break down barriers, advance addiction as a public health issue, and instill hope in recovery.

Based on recovery science, this presentation focuses solely on the use of language to reduce stigma and advance the national recovery movement. Whether a family member, person in recovery, or professional, this workshop will inspire an adjustment of everyday language in order to break down barriers, advance addiction as a public health issue, and instill hope in recovery.

Audience: (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced): Anyone with a desire to create a more recovery-ready community is welcome.

Presenter: Jackie Daniels, Executive Director, Indiana Center for Recovery

Jackie Daniels is the Executive Director for Indiana Center for Recovery. Indiana Center for Recovery offers its patients a comfortable, peaceful setting in which to begin re-crafting their own lives. This is important, meaningful work—and deserves to be afforded every dignity. When one is undergoing addiction treatment, it’s important to be surrounded by supportive individuals in a safe environment that will drive recovery efforts. This addiction treatment center offers the perfect setting to overcome the battle.

Presentation Objectives

Participants will learn about recovery messaging
Participants will understand the impact of language on stigma
Participants will identify what messages can harm, or support, recovery
Participants will be able to craft a message they can use to talk about addiction recovery in a non-stigmatizing manner

Aug 5, 2020 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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