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Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf Administration Launches Evidence-Based SUD Stigma Reduction Campaign
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Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf Administration Launches Evidence-Based SUD Stigma Reduction Campaign

Wolf Administration Launches Nation’s First Innovative, Evidence-Based Substance Use Disorder Stigma Reduction Campaign Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Governor Tom Wolf and Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Secretary Jennifer Smith, in partnership with Penn State University’s Douglas W. Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research, public health nonprofit The Public Good Projects, and national nonprofit Shatterproof, announced the launch of Life Unites Us, an evidence-based approach to stigma reduction of substance use disorders (SUD), specifically opioid use disorder (OUD). The state-wide campaign is funded by $1.9 million in federal grant funding and part of the Department of Drug and Alcohol Program’s (DDAP) 2019-2022 Strategic Plan goal of reducing stigma of substance use disor...