Myths About Madness
Challenging Stigma and Changing AttitudesStreaming Video - 2005
Fear and misunderstanding are major roadblocks on the path to effective community care for people with mental illnesses. This concise training tool exposes the myths surrounding afflictions of the mind and challenges discrimination against the mentally ill. Interviews with mental health professionals, journalists, researchers, and people who have themselves been through the mental health system raise questions about the public's attitude toward mental illness. In addition, people diagnosed with mental health problems speak candidly about the stigmatizing impact of living with a label.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c1998
Alternative Title: Challenging stigma and changing attitudes