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April 3, 2018  |  Press Releases

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.

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