New JTEC Course on Addressing the Stigma

Developed by Addiction Policy Forum and JustLeadershipUSA

This course focuses on the latest research around stigma related to substance use and criminal justice involvement, how stigma affects health outcomes, and evidence-based interventions to address stigma. This free course is designed to teach individuals about the impact of stigma and effective tools to reduce stigma in their communities. 

  • Course goals: Improve knowledge about the experiences of stigma among individuals with a substance use disorder and who are justice-involved.
  • Lessons learned: Different types of stigma, the social construct of stigma, strategies to address stigma, and non-stigmatizing language.
  • Length: 30 minutes
  • Audience: JLUSA leaders and criminal justice reform advocates


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