Individuals who seek or receive mental health services should not be viewed as less socially acceptable
We must pay attention to the stigma against mental illness
Recognizing that everyone-regardless of age, race and social status can break down if stress is high enough should help free us from mental health stigma
Working is healthy for people with a mental health problem
Stigma leads many people to believe that people with mental health problems lack the competence to meet the demands of work
Providing employment for people with mental illness must not be viewed as an act of charity.
Many people who would benefit from mental health services opt not to pursue them or fail to fully participate because of stigma