Seeing Through Stigma: Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Health Issues is topic on September 8

by Contributed Content on September 5, 2020

September is Suicide Prevention Month, which includes National Suicide Prevention Week (September 8-14) and World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10). Suicide Prevention Month aims to empower everyone in the community to prevent suicide.

On September 8. from 2:00 to 3:30 pm, panelists from Heart & Soul’s Seeing Through Stigma campaign, share stories of their own mental health challenges. They will talk about their journey to wellness and recovery, and how they have come to a place of resilience and hope. Register online.

Founded in 2005, Heart and Soul Inc. is a peer-founded, operated and governed organization. Hosting over 6000 program visits per year, their Self Help Centers and anti-stigma programming offer a variety of mental health recovery-oriented and wellness support opportunities for adults within San Mateo County.

 

One Comment

Harold A Maio September 06, 2020 at 7:07 am

—-Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Health Issues is topic on September 8

Is it at all possible (as we did with rape stigma) you intend overcoming those taught and teaching that prejudice? 

Harold A Maio, retired mental health editor

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