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Breaking Through the Wall of Stigma in Healthcare

Stigma is a huge barrier for people with opioid use disorder and is particularly problematic in healthcare.  In a series of NIH videos, Gavin Bart, MD, PhD, talks about the stigma in healthcare around substance use disorders, barriers to treatment, and empowering people and humanizing addiction.  

Read more about breaking through the wall of stigma and watch the videos on NIH’s HEAL initiative website at

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