Learn About Addiction, Stigma, & Person-First Language

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo Learn About Addiction, Stigma, & Person-First Language. Here at Ohio State University, we are fortunate to have several addiction experts to share their extensive knowledge on the subject. We have two of them here today, to discuss the important topic of Addiction, stigma, and person-first language. Dr. Julie Teater is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry specializing in Addiction Medicine. She also started and runs the first Addiction Medicine fellowship in Ohio and serves as the medical director of Talbot Hall- Ohio State University’s drug and alcohol treatment center. And We have Dr. Orman Trent Hall who is an Assistant professor of Psychiatry, also specializing in addiction medicine. Trent has served as the clinical lead for inpatient addiction medicine consult services at Ohio State University East Hospital and is a clinician researcher studying the relationship between chronic pain & addiction, addiction stigma, and epidemiology of overdose.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Describe the basic neurobiology of addiction
  • Identify addiction stigma and person-first language
  • Identify ways stigma can harm patients with addictive disorders.
  • Develop strategies for improving patient care by reducing stigma.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Stigma Research
  • Stigmatizing Language
  • Mistreatment

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

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