Trapped: Understanding Addiction

Episode 2: Destigmatizing Addiction with Dr. Elisabeth Poorman

September 06, 2021 Ahana Wokhlu Episode 2
Trapped: Understanding Addiction
Episode 2: Destigmatizing Addiction with Dr. Elisabeth Poorman
Show Notes

In this episode, we will talk to Dr. Elisabeth Poorman, an internal medicine doctor and addiction medicine specialist from the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Poorman is an accomplished writer and healthcare advocate. She will talk about what stigma is, how it affects the addiction community, and what healthcare providers and society as a whole can do to reduce stigma.

Check out Dr. Poorman’s website at https://www.drpoorman.org/