Developing a Stigma Reduction Initiative

Date: 2006
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Toolkit
Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Publisher:  Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This toolkit is designed to support the activities of those who plan to mount a statewide, regional, or local effort to address and counter stigma and discrimination. It is intended for use by local mental health advocates, consumers of mental health services and their family members, community leaders, and other organizations and individuals who have dedicated themselves to eliminating the barriers of stigma and discrimination faced by people with mental illnesses.

Settings:  Communities
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders
Planning and Implementing:  Stigma, Prejudice, and Discrimination, Communications and Outreach