Happy Mental Health Month!
As individuals walk their pathways to wellness, you walk with them, offering compassionate and effective care. Thank you for all that you do!
Celebrate, earn CE, and learn anti-stigma strategies with a free podcast:
Social Stigma: The Conundrum of Mental Health Care
45 minutes / 0.75 contact hours
FREE for APNA Members during the month of May
Rhonda Schwindt, RN, MSN, PMHCNS-BC
Social stigma is powerful, pervasive and persistent. When directed toward those afflicted with a severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI), it represents a significant barrier to the provision of effective mental health care. The development of anti-stigma strategies demands a comprehensive analysis and understanding of this phenomenon.
2013 Presidential Proclamation: Mental Health Awareness Month
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Mental Health Month