RESOURCES FOR FIGHTING DISCRIMINATION AND STIGMA


 
 

    Discrimination and stigma are added burdens for people with mental illnesses.   Fortunately, there are many individuals and organizations making efforts to reduce mental illness stigma and discrimination.

    This resource guide will tell you about some of those organizations and efforts and provide you with links to their websites.  In addition, there is information about books, videos, research and other materials that may be of assistance in understanding and reducing discrimination and stigma.
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MATERIALS: VIDEOS, EXHIBITS/POSTERS, HANDOUTS, BRIEF ARTICLES  Numerous materials have been produced by the above organizations and others that my be useful to those fighting stigma and discrimination, both for their own information and for use in educating others about mental illnesses and the problems of stigma.  For a list of these and links through which to learn about or view these materials, click the link above.