Language is important and the language we, even healthcare providers, are currently using to talk about Addiction perpetuates stigma and stereotyping. In this weekly recovery video, Paige explores language in this realm further and moving towards a coherency and consistency that would benefit all.
These messages are developed by Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist and Clinical Services Director at HUM
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Health Upwardly Mobile (HUM) is a counselling and therapy provider based in Calgary. Our team includes a variety of healthcare providers including nurses, physicians, psychologists and social workers.