Virtual Forum: Dealing With Stigma In Mental Health: Are We Making Progress?
Location: Online Via PsychU.org
Description: 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 virtual forum, Patrick Corrigan, PsyD and Kent Alford, RN, BSN, will 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 and resources for fighting stigma in mental health. The virtual forum will conclude with time for questions from the audience.
Speakers are paid consultants for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.View Flyer (PDF)