STIGMA & INCLUSION: Stigma and Mental Illness

There might be less stigma at the psychiatrist’s office, but what is it like if you end up in the emergency room? When the staff see your medical history, will they treat you as if you are just seeking attention? A video from IWK Health Centre and the Mental Health Commission of Canada features a number of people touched by stigma giving their views on the causes and effects of stigma as well as ideas about how to combat it. To view this video, click here.