STIGMA & INCLUSION: Addressing the Stigma of Invisible Disabilities

Mental illness is sometimes called an “invisible disability.” Because of this, a mental illness can be harder for an outside observer to understand, which can contribute to stigma. An article originally posted on the Chicago Community Trust website spotlights Mark Ishaug, CEO of mental health website Thresholds.org, who is making the effort to combat stigma and promote awareness of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To view this article, click here.