Language Matters: It Is Time We Change How We Talk About Addiction and its Treatment

Language Matters: It Is Time We Change How We Talk About Addiction and its Treatment

Aleksandra E. Zgierska, MD, PhD, DFASAM, Michael M. Miller, MD, DFASAM, DLFAPA, David P. Rabago, MD, Florence Hilliard, MSH, Patty McCarthy, MS, Penney Cowan, and Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, DFASAM

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The way we communicate about addiction, its treatment, and treatment outcomes matters to individuals affected by addiction, their families, and communities.