ERIC Number: EJ640575
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness.
Brown, Kaylene; Bradley, Loretta J.
Journal of Mental Health Counseling, v24 n1 p81-87 Jan 2002
Each year, an estimated 50 million Americans will experience a mental disorder while only one fourth of them will seek mental health services. Contends that this disparity results from the stigma attached to mental illness. Proposes that counselors must educate the general public about the misconceptions of mental illness and advocate for parity in mental health insurance coverage. (Contains 18 references.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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