Poster Session  |   July 2017
Tackling Stigma: Learning From Lived Experience to Be Part of the Solution
Author Affiliations
  • Eastern Washington University
Article Information
Health and Wellness / Mental Health / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   July 2017
Tackling Stigma: Learning From Lived Experience to Be Part of the Solution
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515234p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO3132
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515234p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO3132
Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

Stigma affects people with mental illness, limiting access to services and contributing to poor health and well-being. It influences practitioner choices. Occupational therapy practitioners should be part of the solution to stigma. This research suggests that a contact-based intervention could change student attitudes.

Primary Author and Speaker: Susan Burwash

Additional Authors and Speakers: Diane Norell