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.
8 tips on how to cover drinking responsibly
Journalist’s Resource shares eight tips on how journalists can improve how they cover alcohol-related topics, based on suggestions from other journalists and content-area experts and researchers.