WBEZ Radio Interview

Dr. Patrick Corrigan is interviewed on WBEZ radio about strategies for addressing physical health needs of people with serious mental illness, including his funded peer navigator pilot studies.

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Stigma and Health Journal

Patrick Corrigan is now Editor-in-Chief of APA's new journal Stigma and Health. Stigma and Health publishes peer-reviewed, original research articles that may include tests of hypotheses about the form and impact of stigma, examination of strategies to decrease stigma's effects, and survey research capturing stigma in populations. Stigma and Health especially welcomes research studies on methods meant to erase the stigma of mental and physical illnesses. Theoretical reviews and pioneering reports on innovations are also welcome.

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Are you letting anxiety stigma get in the way of recovery?

Research shows that the stigma surrounding anxiety may be just as challenging to manage as the symptoms themselves. The National Consortium on Stigma and Empowerment (NCSE), a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded center comprised of more than 12 research institution partners has been grappling with this issue and the broader subject of mental illness stigma for the past 15 years.

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Innovative Youth Anti-Stigma Program by Wisconsin Family Ties

In collaboration with hip-hop group the Figureheads, non-profit organization Wisconsin Family Ties has developed a musical-based anti-stigma curriculum for distribution in schools and other youth organizations

Click here to learn more about the "Is Anyone Listening" program


2015 Together Against Stigma Conference

Join us in preparing for the highly anticipated "Together Against Stigma: Each Mind Matters Conference" taking place Feb. 17-20th in San Francisco, CA!!

2015 Together Against Stigma Announcement



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Journal of Stigma and Health

       

Editor-in-Chief Patrick W. Corrigan

 

 

 

Please visit the journal's website at:

http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/sah/

 

The lives of people with disease and disability are worsened by stigma, thus leading to public prejudice, loss of self-worth, and negative implications for health and well-being. Stigma and Health serves as a venue for articles examining research representing stigma in its various guises as it impacts people living with mental and physical illness.

 

Stigma and Health publishes peer-reviewed, original research articles that may include tests of hypotheses about the form and impact of stigma, examination of strategies to decrease stigma's effects, and survey research capturing stigma in populations. Stigma and Health especially welcomes research studies on methods meant to erase the stigma of mental and physical illnesses. Theoretical reviews and pioneering reports on innovations are also welcome.

 

The journal publishes regular articles as well as brief reports.