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Stigma

Celebrate Women’s Recovery and End Addiction Stigma – March 2024 CEATTC Article

At The Danya Institute, we believe that language matters, that the use of affirming language inspires hope, and that words have power. Thus, we value person-first language across all of the Technology Transfer Centers. Addiction, along with mental health challenges, have long been some of the most stigmatized conditions. Countless research studies show that when […]


An African American Holiday Self-Care Guide

Embark on a transformative holiday journey with our guide tailored to the African American community. Recognizing that the season may evoke emotions of isolation, grief, stress, family dynamics, and trauma, this resource becomes a trusted companion. Offering insightful tips, it encourages self-reflection to uncover individual needs, empowering individuals to navigate the holiday season with resilience […]


Central East MHTTC Event

Black & Brown Latinx Perinatal PTSD Series: Understanding the Intersectionality of Race, Culture, and Perinatal PTSD   Early Stage Psychosis: The Basics and Best Practice Updates   The Connection Between Heart Disease and Mental Health in the Black Community The Connection Between Quality of Life and Mental Health Managing Emotions During The Holidays In The […]


Filmmaker highlights language barriers fueling overdose crisis in Philly’s Black communities

From Metro Philly, by Brandon Dorfman, September 1, 2021 In the new short film “OPIOIDS: A Breakdown of the Invisible Overdose Crisis in the Black Community,” artist and filmmaker Richard Patterson, Jr. recalls Philadelphia’s transition from crack cocaine to Percocets and the language barriers that separated the Black community. Everyone talked about percs, Patterson said […]


Medication for Opioid Use Disorder

Join Us in February & March 2021 for this special virtual event! In conjunction with Anne Arundel County, we present a three-part anti-stigma training series on Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) to address and debunk popular beliefs and myths around opioid prescribing. MOUD has previously referred to as medication-assisted treatment (MAT). We would like to welcome MOUD prescribers, […]