Improving the treatment of substance use disorder
The Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions (IRETA) is a public health nonprofit in Pittsburgh, PA. We help helpers do what they do…better.
Scaife Medical Student Fellowship in Substance Use Disorders
This Fellowship is a specialized, intensive learning experience about addiction and its treatment. The application for the 2024 fellowship is now closed. Acceptance decisions will be sent out in late March/early April.
Addressing Drug Use and Recovery Stigma in Healthcare
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 from 12:00 to 1:00pm EST
Addressing Drug Use and Recovery Stigma in Healthcare is a presentation by Elevyst to discuss perceptions of drug use, how we got here, and how our novel research demonstrates the need for changes in healthcare. We will discuss in-depth the results of our 2022 study of attitudes and perceptions of healthcare professionals toward people who use drugs or are in recovery, and our recommended solutions and opportunities in the healthcare space to reduce stigma.
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What is addiction?
IRETA strives to provide accurate and credible information about addiction that can help professionals, community members, and larger systems gain a better of understanding of how to prevent and treat it.