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Stigma and Discrimination: The Effect of Stigma

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Stigma and discrimination go hand-in-hand, especially when it comes to mental illness. According to the Wisconsin United for Mental Health website, “. . . people with a mental illness would rather tell their employers they have committed a petty crime and were in jail than admit to being in a psychiatric hospital.” http://www.healthyplace.com/stigma/stand-up-for-mental-health/stigma-and-discrimination-the-effect-of-stigma/

Dr. Nickolas Breitborde Director of the Epicenter

Saturday, January 10 2015 (the event is free and open to the public) University of Arizona School of Psychiatry. Sponsored by: Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Tucson 2pm-3pm: Dr. Breitborde?s Presentation 3pm-3:45pm: Meet and Greet: Dr. Breitborde Appetizers and beverages will be served 3:45-4:30pm: DBSA Tucson Annual Members Meeting Where: Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson, … Read more