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Reprinted from "Recovery: Stigma and Inclusion" issue of Visions Journal, 2017, 13 (1), p. 36

Opening Minds (Mental Health Commission of Canada)

www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/initiatives/11874/opening-minds
Opening Minds aims to reduce the impact of stigma on Canadians who experience a mental illness so that they can seek help and work towards recovery. Learn more about anti-stigma approaches as well as the impact of stigma on Canadians.

Info sheet: Stigma and Discrimination around Mental Health and Substance Use Problems

www.heretohelp.bc.ca/factsheet/stigma-and-discrimination-around-mental-health-and-substance-use-problems
Learn more about stigma and how you can take action in your communities.

Not Myself Today

www.notmyselftoday.ca
A campaign from the Canadian Mental Health Association to improve knowledge of mental health at work, reduce stigma, and build healthier and more supportive workplaces.

SickNotWeak

www.sicknotweak.com
An initiative, started by Michael Landsberg, to help people seek help, build community, and counter stigma..

StigmaFree—National Alliance on Mental Illness (US)

www.nami.org/stigma
A campaign to help people learn about stigma and its effects, challenge stereotypes, share their own story.

Mind Your Mind

www.mindyourmind.ca
For children and teens. Learn more about mental health and stigma, find help, read posts and articles, and find personal stories.Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder: A Family

Stigma Magazine

www.stigmamagazine.com
A BC-based national magazine for people who experience mental health or substance use problems, caregivers, and everyone who would like to learn more and build more inclusive communities. Read back issues online for free.

From discrimination to social inclusion: A review of the literature on anti stigma initiatives in mental health

www.mhcc.org.au/media/5646/from-discrimination-to-social-inclusion-lit-review.pdf
From the Queensland Alliance for Mental Health (Australia). A review of anti-stigma and social inclusion strategies around the world, with recommendations and best practices.

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