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September 2019

Facebook Webinar: Improving the Language and Coverage of Addiction 

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar (FREE)

Reflecting the new scientific understanding of addiction, this webinar will offer guidance on how the media can accurately and fairly cover addiction through language, point-of-view, and style. The webinar will consider the stigma surrounding addiction and how the media's coverage of addiction affects the public perception of the disease. Importantly, the webinar also will discuss the changes made to the AP Stylebook about the word “addict” and other stigmatizing words.

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October 2019

Social Takeover: “A Day in the Life of Addiction Treatment in America”

October 21

These social videos documents what it is like for addiction medicine specialists to treat addiction every day. Check on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram throughout the day.

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Certification Day

October 22

National Addiction Treatment Week will highlight why physicians choose to become certified in addiction medicine.  On October 22, NATW will host a “Certification Day” focused on the benefits of becoming certified in addiction medicine care and treatment. How can you help? If you are certified in addiction medicine, we encourage you to share why you became certified in addiction medicine on social media to inspire others to get certified. Click here to download how-to guide.

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Twitter chat: ASAM and NIDA experts discuss adolescents and addiction

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for a Twitter chat focused on the science behind adolescents and addiction. The chat will cover the differences between adult and adolescent brain development, treatment options, and resources for parents and young adults. To join the chat, search for #TreatmentWeek on Twitter

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Twitter chat: ASAM and NIAAA chat about alcohol use disorder

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) for a Twitter chat on alcohol use disorder. The chat will cover the latest trends in the United States as well as treatment options, resources, and inspiration for people in recovery. To join the chat, search for #TreatmentWeek on Twitter or follow @asamorg and @NIAAAnews.

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A Parent and Patient Perspective: An Evening with the Sheffs.

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar (FREE)

Family support and involvement are dynamic factors that can make addiction treatment more effective. This is your opportunity to hear first-hand from father and son, David and Nic Sheff. Learn more about their personal journey of addiction and recovery, which still provides hope to many across the country today.

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Facebook Rebroadcast: A Parent and Patient Perspective: An Evening with the Sheffs.

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is your opportunity to hear first-hand from father and son, David and Nic Sheff. Learn more about their personal journey of addiction and recovery, which still provides hope to many across the country today.

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