Authors

Hester Wilson

Email: hester.wilson@health.nsw.gov.au

BMed (Hons), FRACGP, FAChAM, MMH, General Practitioner, Sydney, NSW; Staff Specialist in Addiction, Drug and Alcohol Services, South East Sydney Local Health District, NSW; Conjoint Lecturer and PhD candidate, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, NSW


How stigmatising language affects people in Australia who use tobacco, alcohol and other drugs

Stigma communicated through words can affect people seeking help and undertaking treatment for their health issues.