Dismantling the stigma of mental illness one blog post at a time

We have a goal of overcoming the stigma associated with mental health. Officers experience a lot of difficult, disturbing situations, and they should not have to fear for their job security because they ask for help.

Stigma of Addiction | Reducing the Stigma of …

Gibson, C. P. (2008). Overcoming the stigma of the learning disability label: A story of survival and recovery. ACA Special Education News, Article LD-8-3.

Stigma of Addiction Challenge of Stigma

Overcoming the Stigma

I would like to share some exciting news about our new campaign; Overcoming the Stigma and benefits of Counseling: A 3 part series (see attached for flyer)Our first workshop will be held this Sunday, June 21st 6pm-8pm at Beraca Baptist Church, 9602 Flatlands Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11234 and we would love to have your support.

Overcoming Stigma and Shame: A Way Forward | HuffPost

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum today signed an executive order creating the Office of Recovery Reinvented to promote strategic and innovative efforts to eliminate the shame and stigma associated with the disease of addiction.

Women in Narcotics Anonymous: Overcoming Stigma and …

We must work to eliminate stigma and to correct stereotypes about mental illness and about people who fall into poverty as they experience difficult times.

Blog Away the Stigma – Dismantling the stigma of …

Accusations of waste, fraud and abuse against only the poor and vulnerable imply that policymakers assume dishonesty in all people living in poverty, that all DPW program staff are incompetent and that there are thousands of people successfully pretending to have symptoms of mental illness or to have intellectual disabilities or physical disability needs so they can get services.

Stigma | FASD: Learning with Hope

that may affect the childrens' hearts and minds." He was also the first African American to be elected President of the American Psychological Association.

In 2006 filmmaker recreated the doll study and documented it in a film entitled .

Burgum creates Office of Recovery Reinvented to …

The stigma of individuals who live in poverty and of people who are in mental health programs or substance abuse recovery or people who look or act “different” make it easier for people in power to convince the public and even the state Legislature that waste, fraud and abuse must exist in the DPW.