The words we use as professionals matter.61Stigma and substance use disorders: A clinical, research, and advocacy agenda.   Working with people experiencing homelessness, and with people who may be experiencing harm from their gambling, makes it particularly impactful how we think and speak about people.

The language and tone we use can make the difference between someone feeling comfortable disclosing difficulties they’re facing or shutting themselves off and not receiving the support they need.


Click and drag the results of stigma to identify whether these are increased or reduced to support your knowledge of how stigma affects people.