Voices of Recovery: Help Reduce the Stigma of Mental Illness, Jan. 10

Presented for and by students, "Voices of Recovery: Help Reduce the Stigma of Mental Illness" will focus on suicide prevention and the perceptions of mental illness. 

Perceptions that seeking help for mental health concerns will have negative effects on how one is viewed by faculty and peers may discourage those who are experiencing distress from reaching out to family, friends and mental health professionals. The goal of of this panel is to help reduce the stigma associated with anyone seeking help for mental health issues they may be experiencing.

Open to all students and moderated by Mark R. Munetz, M.D., Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation Endowed Chair in Psychiatry.

WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 from noon to 12:50 p.m.

WHERE: Olson Hall

Free lunch will be provided, sponsored by the Psychiatry Student Interest Group and NAMI on Campus.

The panel is coordinated with classes in the Professional Foundations Course.

 

 

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