Nov 17, 2016

Social Media Perpetuates Stigma Surrounding the Opioid Epidemic | The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

Recently, news organizations and social media channels have increased exposure of devastating images of addiction, especially photos and videos of people overdosing or near-death, sometimes with their children nearby. In several cases, community leaders and first responders posted or shared these pictures and videos, believing that public exposure to these images will help address the problem

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