End the Stigma of Addiction in Healthcare


The Bastyr University Master of Public Health graduate class is teaming up with the Swedish Edmonds Hospital Behavioral Health Department to create a communication strategy to address stigma among providers in the emergency department at Swedish Edmonds Hospital relating to substance-use disorders and mental health.

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To interrupt the stigma of addiction in healthcare and start the healing.



Together, we will create a safe and inclusive space in healthcare settings for patients and providers by putting the person-first before the addiction.