STIGMA & INCLUSION: The Stigma of Mental Illness Is Making Us Sicker

Have you ever heard words like “weird” or “crazy” used to describe someone who has a mental illness? The stigma of mental illness creates isolation and internalization. It also creates social distance between people with and without mental illness. Dr. Michael Friedman shares some alarming facts that show that stigma aggravates illness and suggests some legislation that might help curb the problem. To view this article, click here.