March 2010 Archives

In a 2005 article in Canadian Public Policy, Dr. Heather Stuart from the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, provides 10 tips for developing an effective campaign against stigma and discrimination. Her main conclusion is that generic campaigns are ineffective, and that programs must focus on select groups. Fortunately, this is exactly what the Mental Health Commission of Canada is doing with its Opening Minds campaign.

Stigma and discrimination in health care

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Welcome to the CrossCurrents editor's blog. In the course of researching stories for the print edition of CrossCurrents, I come across more interesting ideas, developments and resources than we can cram into an issue. This blog will deal with some of that overflow. It's also a chance to fill you in weekly about what's going on in the mental health and addiction field -- and for you to give us feedback.

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