“It’s time to stop calling them alcoholics and addicts”

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This July 21, 2014 TimesOnline Editorial piece talks about person first language as it pertains to people with substance abuse disorders.

English: Yokosuka, Japan (Sept. 22, 2005) &nda...

English: Yokosuka, Japan (Sept. 22, 2005) – Sailors discuss the Navy Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation Program at the 3rd annual USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) Health Fair. The health fair gave Yokosuka Sailors an opportunity to learn about making healthy lifestyle choices and it also educated them on fitness resources at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 3rd Class Tucker M. Yates (RELEASED) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

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