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Stigma is amorphous: it is structural, embedded in the social fabric; it is expressed as discrimination; and it is internalized in the form of self-blame, deterring some in distress from seeking help. Here in this library find resources for the latest in diagnosis and treatment.

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A Tribute To PsychU Stigma Advisor Paul Gionfriddo

A Tribute To PsychU Stigma Advisor Paul Gionfriddo

The entire PsychU community would like to thank Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America, for his contributions to improving mental health care.  Mr. Gionfriddo has been a Section Advisor for the Stigma Team of PsychU since 2018. To celebrate and commemorate Mr. Gionfriddo’s dedication to mental health…
Patient Perspective: Impact Of Self-Stigma On Recovery

Patient Perspective: Impact Of Self-Stigma On Recovery

Laura Kaponer, Certified Peer Support Specialist, sits down with Dr. Miranda Fisher to share her perspective on how self-stigma can impact the recovery process. Featuring: Laura Kaponer, CPSS Miranda Fisher, PhD Laura Kaponer, CPSS, is a mental health advocate, blogger, and Certified Peer Support Specialist from Bluffton, South Carolina….

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