This presentation provides an overview of the role stigma plays as a barrier in speaking openly about and accessing support for mental health. Recommendations for the use of non-stigmatizing language in the workplace.
By the end of this session, participants will:
- Define the relationship between mental health, mental illness, and stigma.
- Analyze language and actions and their potential negative impacts on wellbeing.
- List at least three strategies to decrease stigmatizing language and promote a stigma-free space.