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10th Annual C. Everett Koop Addiction Medicine Symposium:

Reducing Behavioral Health Stigma

in Healthcare Systems and Communities

December 8th, 2016, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sponsored by:


Dartmouth-Hitchcock Substance Use & Mental Health Initiative

and New England Institute of Addiction Studies



Northeast Node of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network,

All Together, and

New Hampshire Training Institute on Addictive Disorders



Presenter PowerPoints, Handouts and Recommended Resources

General Information:

Symposium Recordings:

Presentation PowerPoints and Handouts:

Morning: Understanding the Challenges

The Opiate/Opioid Public Health Crisis Update on the State of New Hamphire’s Comprehensive Response - James Vara, JD, NH Governor's Advisor on Addction and Behavioral Health

Missed Opportunities in Behavioral Healthcare for Vulnerable Populations: Community Perspectives on Stigma - Elizabeth Carpenter - Song, PhD, Dartmouth Department of Anthropology

Words Matter: How Language Reinforces Stigma - Seddon Savage, MD, MS, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Substance Use and Mental Health Initiative Advisor.  Click on items below from this presentation:

Identifying and Addressing Stigma in Healthcare Systems- Gretchen Grappone, MSW, LICSW, Atlas Research. Click on items below from this presentation:

Afternoon: Strategies to Change the Culture:

Building a Peer Recovery Support System in New HampshireJoseph Harding, Director, New Hampshire Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

Stigma in Recovery: Impact on Disclosure - Marty Boldin, LICSW, MLADC, Co-Chair, New Hampshire Governors Commission on AOD Recovery Task Force

The Change Direction - Five Signs Campaign in New Hampshire: Engaging health systems - Chief Justice John Broderick. Click on items below from this presentation:

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