Individuals affected by the diseases that attack the body’s most important organ (brain) must not be stigmatized.

Individuals affected by the diseases that attack the body’s most important organ (brain) must not be stigmatized.

Are mental health professionals unintentionally contributing to the problem of stigma?

Are mental health professionals unintentionally contributing to the problem of stigma?

Mental health professionals conceal mental illness in themselves and in their families because of stigma.

Mental health professionals conceal mental illness in themselves and in their families because of stigma.

The stigma associated with mental illness often prevents individuals most at risk from seeking out or receiving the services most needed.

The stigma associated with mental illness often prevents individuals most at risk from seeking out or receiving the services most needed.

ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE WILL NOT TAKE AWAY YOUR FEARS

ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE WILL NOT TAKE AWAY YOUR FEARS

Mental illness is not the only reason why individuals end up on the streets, but it is s one of the lead contributing factors to homelessness

Mental illness is not the only reason why individuals end up on the streets, but it is s one of the lead contributing factors to homelessness

Homeless individuals are not, as often portrayed in the media and even in some academic writings as people who choose to live life outside societal norms.

Homeless individuals are not, as often portrayed in the media and even in some academic writings as people who choose to live life outside societal norms.