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A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness

The groundbreaking documentary, “A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness,” is now available for viewing at EachMindMatters.org! One in four American adults are living with a diagnosable mental illness in a given year, but many of them are afraid to reach out for the help they need. “A New State of Mind” […]

Developing Your “On the Way Down Message”

The Center for Dignity, Recovery and Stigma Elimination Center (The Dignity Recovery Center) created this tool to guide presenters in recalling and incorporating challenging experiences into their presentations. The Dignity Recovery Center works to advance the effectiveness of community-driven stigma change programs as informed by the world’s foremost researchers.

Tags: Events, Messages, Terminology, Tips

Language(s): English

Developing Your “On the Way Up Message”

The Center for Dignity, Recovery and Stigma Elimination Center (The Dignity Recovery Center) created this tool to help presenters brainstorm the steps they took to reach and maintain recovery. The Dignity Recovery Center works to advance the effectiveness of community-driven stigma change programs as informed by the world’s foremost researchers.

Tags: Events, Messages, Terminology, Tips

Language(s): English

Discussion Starters

Engaging your audience in conversation can be tricky. Sometimes audience members have plenty of questions and comments, but other times they have little to offer. If you are looking to engage your audience in discussion around the issue of stigma related to mental illness, these discussion starters may be helpful.

Tags: Events, Messages

Language(s): English

Guidelines for Sharing Your Experiences

The Center for Dignity, Recovery and Stigma Elimination Center (The Dignity Recovery Center) created these guidelines to outline key aspects for speakers to consider when crafting personal narrative-based presentations to reduce stigma. The Dignity Recovery Center works to advance the effectiveness of community-driven stigma change programs as informed by the world’s foremost researchers.

Tags: Events, Messages, Terminology, Tips

Language(s): English

Iniciadores de discusion (Discussion Starters)

EN ESPAÑOL. Engaging your audience in conversation can be tricky. Sometimes audience members have plenty of questions and comments, but other times they have little to offer. If you are looking to engage your audience in discussion around the issue of stigma related to mental illness, these discussion starters may be helpful.

Tags: Messages

Language(s): Spanish

Mitos y hechos (Myths & Facts)

EN ESPAÑOL. This simple chart outlines some of the key myths about mental illness and offers brief facts to help you debunk them. The second page includes citations from the latest research that support the facts. You can offer this chart as a handout, or just pick one or two myths that may be relevant to […]

Tags: Messages

Language(s): Spanish

Myths & Facts

This simple chart outlines some of the key myths about mental illness and offers brief facts to help you debunk them. The second page includes citations from the latest research that support the facts. You can offer this chart as a handout, or just pick one or two myths that may be relevant to your […]

Tags: Messages

Language(s): English