Addressing Mental Illness Stigma - How we can "Make it OK" in Minnesota
Shannon Sweeney Jorgenson, SHRM-SCP, Coordinator, Northland Healthy Minds
Identify the stigma of mental illnesses in ourselves and as it relates to our patients, family, coworkers, and others. Learn unique and non-traditional ways communities can create educational opportunities for stigma reduction/elimination.
Use makeitok.org to change hearts and minds about the misperceptions of mental illnesses by encouraging open conversations and education on the topic.
Northlandhealthyminds.org is a collaborative of businesses, organizations and people in Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin working together to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness.