ERIC Number: EJ674235
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Breaking Down the Stigma of Mental Illness through an Adventure Camp: A Collaborative Education Initiative.
Stuhlmiller, Cynthia M.
Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health, v2 n2 Jul 2003
Describes an outdoor adventure camp to help mental health consumers and nursing students explore the issues of mental health and illness through experiential and perceived risk challenges. Evaluation data reveals a breakdown in the stigma of mental illness as consumers and students came to know, trust, and count on each other in order to succeed in the adventure challenges. (Contains 24 references.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia