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Rossina Sandoval
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The Power of Perceptions and Understanding: Changing How We Deliver Treatment and Recovery Services.

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Access webcasts designed to educate health care professionals about the problems that discriminatory practices and inaccurate perceptions present in dealing with individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs) and related conditions.








The webcasts series, produced by SAMHSA in partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital, Recovery Research Institute (link is external), will feature discussions among experts in the field of addiction treatment, research, and policy. Learn more about The Power of Perceptions and Understanding: Changing How We Deliver Treatment and Recovery Services.

The webcasts will air live beginning in March 2018. Participants can earn free CME/CE credits (link is external) for attending the one-hour webcasts.

Register for all webcasts. (link is external).

They will be made available afterward on SAMHSA’s YouTube Channel (link is external).

MARCH 28, 2018, 2:00 pm (EDT): “Overcoming stigma, ending discrimination”

  • In what ways are discriminatory perceptions harmful to individuals suffering from substance use disorder?

  • How do we shift away from the use of negative concepts as an organizing paradigm to address socially discrediting health problems?


View the Overcoming stigma, ending discrimination Webcast (58 minutes) (link is external)

View the Resource Guide from the Overcoming stigma, ending discrimination Webcast (PDF | 874 KB)

APRIL 26, 2018, 2:00 pm (EDT): “Why addiction is a 'disease' and why it’s important”

  • What is the definition of disease and why is it particularly important for addiction to be emphasized as a disease?


View the Why Addiction is a “disease” and why is it important Webcast (1 hour) (link is external)

View the Resource Guide from the Why Addiction is a “disease” and why is it important Webcast (PDF | 711 KB)

MAY 22, 2018, 2:00 pm (EDT): “Reducing discriminatory practices in clinical settings”

  • What is the nature and extent of discrimination toward individuals with substance use disorder?

  • What is the origin and perpetuating factors to this discrimination, and how do we tackle the challenge of reducing discriminatory practices in healthcare settings?


View the Reducing discriminatory practices in clinical settings Webcast (59 minutes) (link is external)

View the Resource Guide from the Reducing discriminatory practices in clinical settings Webcast (PDF | 719 KB)

JUNE 19, 2018, 2:00 pm (EDT): "A future without discrimination and discriminatory practices"

  • What would the treatment and public health landscape look like if we were to completely eradicate discriminatory practices?

  • What steps would need to be taken to ensure this happens?


View the A future without discrimination and discriminatory practices Webcast (59 minutes) (link is external)

View the Resource Guide from the A future without discrimination and discriminatory practices Webcast (PDF | 194 KB)





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