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Stigma

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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Call To Action: The Need For Stigma Awareness In Healthcare Professional Education

Call To Action: The Need For Stigma Awareness In Healthcare Professional Education

Recognizing the need for awareness of mental health stigma in healthcare professional education programs can be challenging. In this webinar, our panelists from medical, pharmacy, and psychology academic settings will discuss how mental health is addressed in their respective curricula, highlight opportunities to address self-stigma, and share resources available to…
May Mental Health Awareness Month: An Interview With Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC

May Mental Health Awareness Month: An Interview With Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC

May has been recognized and celebrated as Mental Health Awareness month within the United States since 1949. During the month of May, efforts are made to reach millions across the nation through media, local events, screenings, and other platforms to raise awareness on the importance of mental health to our…

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  • John Budin, MD (he/him)

    Stigma Section Advisor

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