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Visions Journal

A reminder that this article from our magazine Visions was published more than 1 year ago. It is here for reference only. Some information in it may no longer be current. It also represents the point of the view of the author only. See the author box at the bottom of the article for more about the contributor.

Stigma and Discrimination


PDF | Vol. 2, No. 6 (2005)

The articles in this edition of Visions talk of the many forms stigma take—societal, interpersonal, internal. As readers of this issue, we are already likely aware of the negative, often destructive impact of stigma on the lives of persons with mental illness and/or addictions. Stigma will only cease to exist when people are valued for who they are. This issue takes a deeper look at first-hand experiences of living with stigma.


Experiences and Perspectives

Alternatives and Approaches

Regional Programs


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