(Washington Post Live)
Washington Post Live
Medical experts call to ‘destigmatize addiction’ to encourage more people to seek treatment
Michael Botticelli, Executive Director of the Grayken Center for Addiction at Boston Medical Center, says that “only about ten to 14 percent of people in the United States who need treatment get it.” He and other medical experts describe ways to reduce the stigma of addiction and to diminish shame that prevents people from seeking care.
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