STIGMA AND INCLUSION: Understanding the Impact of Stigma on People with Mental Illness

Were you aware that there are two different types of stigma? Public stigma is a common occurrence that many individuals living with mental illness struggle with on a day-to-day basis, however, there is also what is called self-stigma. According to Patrick W. Corrigan and Amy C. Watson, social psychologists have been studying the phenomenon of stigma for decades. In this eye opening article, learn about the impact that these two types of stigma have on individuals living with a mental illness. To view this article, click here.