April 3, 2018 |
The Nation’s Health | How Language Affects Public Health
Kim Krisberg | American Public Health Association (APHA) | The Nation’s Health | April, 2018
Featuring Recovery Research Institute Founder & Director Dr. John F. Kelly
Interview with Dr. John Kelly of the Recovery Research Institute about how using person-first language can positively influence implicit cognitive scripts (unconscious attitudes) and reduce the stigma of substance use disorder and mental illness, among other issues. By altering language, one alters perception.