Stigma and the Role of Prevention in Elimination

2:30 PM
3:45 PM


This session will investigate the dynamic stigma plays in prevention and community readiness. Attendees will understand the impact of implicit bias and recognize tools and strategies coalitions can use to reduce and ultimately eliminate stigma associated with substance use disorder.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

1) Explore stigma associated with substance use disorder and mental health

2) Discuss and understand implicit bias, including your own

3) Identify strategies to reduce and eliminate stigma

31st Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA's 17th Prevention Day


Stephanie Strutner
Consultant and Trainer