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Stigma Alerts Archive

2006

OCTOBER

Halloween Stigma
In a front-page story, The Chicago Tribune has focused national attention to NAMI's grassroots protests of haunted "insane asylums."

2000

DECEMBER

STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION


APRIL

Please Send Thanks To Sponsors That Responded To Grassroots Advocacy And Pulled Support For Wonderland


1999

JANUARY

Fight Stigma: StigmaBusters
NAMI StigmaBusters is a group of dedicated advocates across the country and around the world who seek to fight the inaccurate, hurtful representations of mental illness. Whether these images are found in TV, film, print, or other media, StigmBusters speak out and challenge stereotypes in an effort to educate society about the reality of mental illness and the courageous struggles faced by consumers and families every day. StigmaBusters' goal is to break down the barriers of ignorance, prejudice, or unfair discrimination by promoting education, understanding, and respect


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