Destigmatizing the Stigma


Despite 1 in 5 Americans suffering from a mental health or substance use disorder, there is still a lingering stigma that impacts how these Americans are treated. With stigma experts from all over the country, we focus on why Americans are facing this predicament, how stigma looks in California and what is being done to address this problem. Guest speakers include Dr. Bernice Pescosolido, John Leyerle (NAMI-OC), Ron Thomas (NAMI-OC) and Dr. Patrick Corrigan.

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