Stigma Resources

Reducing Stigmatizing Language and Behaviors in the Health Care Setting

Stigma and Health Disparities Across Special Populations


  • Addressing the Unique Challenges of Opioid Use Disorder in Women – Biological differences may influence women’s susceptibility to SUD and addiction, which could have implications for prevention and treatment. Learn more from the Centers for Disease Control.
  • Women and Alcohol – Factsheet from NIAAA with up-to-date research on women and alcohol use and an overview of the long-term effects of alcohol use on women.

Race and Gender