With Dr. John Kelly, Dr. Earnshaw co-authored a SBM position calling on Congress to remove the term “abuse” from the National Institutes of Health and related federal administrations pertaining to addiction, replacing it with non-stigmatizing terminology.

Read the position statement here: https://www.sbm.org/UserFiles/image/abuse-language-brief20_FINAL.pdf
Download the infographic here: https://www.sbm.org/UserFiles/image/AbuseLanguage-infographic.png