“Correct Use Doesn’t Equal Abuse” Is A Problematic Statement And I Need You To Stop Saying It.

Taylor Nichols
4 min readMar 5

No, you aren’t better than people with opioid use disorder. Instead, you’re perpetuating the stigma that harms you. Let me explain.

As a matter of grammar, the statement “correct use does not equal abuse” is…

Taylor Nichols

Humanist. Emergency Medicine Physician. Health policy enthusiast. Views are my own. (He/Him)