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StigmaBusting Network and Alerts


NAMI Campaign to End Discrimination
April 17, 2000.

Contact Information:

Ms. Stella March


A great victory for NAMI StigmaBusters and the Mental Health Coalition Against Stigma in Hollywood brought together and led by NAMI. We let the world of television know that TV producers and writers cannot depicts persons with mental illnesses as monsters!

With ratings falling and sponsors withdrawing their ads, ABC made the final decision to put Wonderland on indefinite hiatus.

NAMI appreciates and commends the terrific work of dedicated StigmaBusters who helped make this happen.

We ask now that you take the final step: Thank the commercial sponsors for withdrawing their advertisements. Please write to the sponsors who responded to your messages and removed their support for this program that reinforced ignorance and stigma toward persons with mental illness.

The following were the last to cancel their ads:

Danny Abraham, CEOB
Slim Fast Foods Company
P.O. Box 3625
West Palm Beach, FL 33402
Toll Free Phone: (877) 375-4632
Phone: (561) 833-9920
Fax: (561) 822-2836

Arthur C. Martinez
Chairman/President & CEO
Sears, Roebuck and Company
3333 Beverly Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 60719
Phone: 847-286-2500
Fax: 847-286-8351
Email: ssionID=@@@@0949320790.0955139585@@@@&BV_ EngineID=ecalhhdfelmibgfcmgcfecflj.0&page=custservform

Shannon LaPierre, Public Relations Manager
Staples, Inc.
500 Staples Drive
Framingham, MA 01702
Phone: (508) 370-8500
Fax: (508) 253-7788
Email: other_quest

NAMI StigmaBusters ARE Making A Difference!

Numbers count and StigmaBusters numbers continue to grow! We welcome our many new StigmaBusters, who have signed on recently when they heard about our Wonderland efforts. Your flood of messages did sink Wonderland!

We're on our way! Watch for the next Email Alert.

Stella March, Coordinator
NAMI StigmaBusters Email Alert

New! Receive stigma alerts via e-mail! Click here to learn how you can join NAMI's stigma alert list to receive regular stigma alerts.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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