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A guide to person-first language for how to write and speak about alcohol use disorders. If we want addiction destigmatized, we need a language that’s unified. The words we use matter. Caution needs to be taken, especially when the disorders concerned are heavily stigmatized as in substance use disorders.
AP Stylebook Press Club Notes
How we write about these issues has a proven impact on the success of our efforts. Read this key update on current suggestions for effective writing.
Media Training by Faces & Voices of Recovery: Reporting on Substance Use Disorders
8 Tips on How to Cover Drinking Responsibly
The Journalist’s Resource shares eight tips on how journalists can improve how they cover alcohol-related topics, based on suggestions from other journalists, content-area experts, and researchers.
Recover Alaska Boilerplate Copy for Media/Press Use
Recover Alaska is a coalition with the goal of addressing the harm caused by excessive alcohol consumption in Alaska. It is an organization that is exclusively dedicated to combating the problem of alcohol misuse. Through various initiatives such as changes to systems, policies, and social practices, we are focused on long-term improvements. But we cannot tackle this alone. Our partners include the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, the Mat-Su Health Foundation, Rasmuson Foundation, Providence Alaska, State of Alaska Department of Health, Southcentral Foundation, and the University of Alaska Anchorage. For more information, visit recoveralaska.org.