In December, we discussed several stigma change processes, including protest, education, and contact. Of these, contact with those with lived mental health experience is the most effective. Hearing about the mental health challenges and the recovery efforts of others is the best way to decrease stigma and offer realistic hope to those facing similar challenges. […]
Back in July, we discussed what stigma is and where it comes from. Click here to read that article again. While this information is useful, the most important thing to know about stigma is that, in a perfect world, it wouldn’t exist. In this post, we’re going to discuss how we can reverse and eliminate […]
Weigh the pros and cons of Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” and consider the importance of being aware of and discussing suicide.
Explore the 7 Promises of the Safe Person Decal, created with WISE in order to provide more spaces for those in need of an open ear and support.
Compare the pros and cons of the current Affordable Care Act and how proposed changes by Republican leaders may or may not benefit you.
Examine how we give and receive motivation and the difference between the “do well if they want to” and “do well if they can” mentalities.
Learn about WISE, including who, what, when, where and why WISE is so important, and how you can get more involved in WISE’s work.