Confronting the Stigma of Mental Illness with Empowerment and Advocacy

Cheryl Gagne, a senior research and training associate at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, [...]explores the causes and consequences of society's stigma toward mental illness and what college students can do to mitigate discrimination and bias. Gagne's presentation highlights Photovoice, a research and therapy technique that allows patients with mental illness to create photo-narratives of their experiences.

Hosted by Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation on April 8, 2009.

Tags: Psychiatric Rehabilitation, cheryl gagne, stigma, mental illness

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