Stigma, when associated with HIV, another medical condition, mental illness or disability, prevents a person from seeking evaluation and treatment, disclosing the diagnosis to those most likely to provide support, and following treatment guidelines. Health related stigma destroys human dignity.
Written Off: Mental Health Stigma and the Loss of Human Potential by Philip T. Yanos, Ph.D
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Thank you to all those who attended, spoke, exhibited and shared at the International Conference on Stigma. Together we made this an outstanding event! Our webcast can be viewed here on our page if you missed any of it.
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