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Dealing With Stigma In Mental Health: Are We Making Progress?

Individuals living with mental health conditions can face significant stigma, not only from the public, but also from health care providers. Combatting such stigma is important, as it can have an impact on the lives and outcomes of individuals experiencing mental health conditions. In this webinar, Patrick Corrigan, PsyD and Kent Alford, RN, BSN, review several types of stigma, discuss the occurrence of stigma within the health care community, explore approaches for targeting and reducing stigma, and address additional considerations …

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