Language Matters: What to say and what to avoid.

Language is an important part of reducing stigma and ultimately,¬† reducing harm. Despite it being one of our earliest childhood lessons, language is hard to master. Mostly, because its constantly evolving. That said, we want to provide you with a helpful little reference guide to the language surrounding substance use disorder and overdose¬†accidental drug poisoning. … Continue reading Language Matters: What to say and what to avoid.

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Innovation: The value that drives.

Innovation. In the most basic terms, innovation can be defined as something that meets a need. It is the intellectual curiosity and creative inspiration that results in new strategies, processes,¬† techniques and solutions. Wake the Nation acknowledges the weakness that exist in society's perceptions of substance use disorder and mental health and vows to create … Continue reading Innovation: The value that drives.