100110: Challenging Stereotypes - An Action Guide

About the Course:

This publication is intended to help decrease the barriers of prejudice toward people who have mental illnesses. It is intended to help professionals and other community members increase awareness of stigmatization and help the currently and/or formerly mentally ill combat that stigma.

Author

Jean Arnold and Nora Weinerth,

About the Author:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; DHHS Publication # (SMA) 01-3513

Course Objectives:

  1. to become aware of ways for the mentally ill and their advocates to speak out against prejudice

  2. to become more familiar with organizations and media recourses that will provide venues for delivering a message

  3. to help empower clients by providing them with information taken from examples given and from listings regarding obtaining additional information

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