The Right Branding of People in Recovery on Social Media

Category: Netherlands



‘The right words awaken processes of personal healing, family renewal, and community and cultural revitalization.  The wrong words stigmatize and disempower individuals, families and communities. People in Recovery face stigma everyday. Although they can be righteously proud to have overcome their addiction, it’s far from sure the labour market will greet them with open arms. On the contrary, people in recovery have to explain their holes in their CVs and show they are ready to do the job to their potential employer!‘