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Video: Respect and Dignity Key in Treating Substance Use Disorders

Patients in recovery from addiction and family members discuss the importance of having support and encouragement from the medical staff during treatment. This video was created in by the American Hospital Association in collaboration with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry to address stigma in addiction treatment. More videos on

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This video is a brief compilation of patients who discuss their positive treatment experiences. View all AHA/AAAP videos.

The American Hospital Association (AHA), as part of its campaign to address stigma and substance use disorder treatment, collaborated with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to produce a series of videos showcasing the positive results of treating patients with respect and dignity.

Learn more about the AHA campaign on addiction and stigma.

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