A Caring Culture in Healthcare

Resource Type: Tool, Guide
Year: 2021
Organization/Source: CA Bridge
Tags: Addressing Stigma, Harm Reduction, Provider Education

Stigma is one of multiple reasons that patients with substance use disorders are more likely to be discharged from the hospital against medical advice. This tool provides tips to help health care providers create a caring culture in healthcare and frame how we think about people who use drugs.


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