Overcoming Mental Health Stigma; HHS Region 8

12:00pm - May 19, 2021 | Timezone: US/Mountain
Mountain Plains MHTTC
Registration Deadline: May 19, 2021
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Overcoming Mental Health Stigma - Workshop Wednesday Session

May 19, 2021

12:00pm - 1:00pm MST | 1:00pm - 2:00pm CST

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Mountain Plains MHTTC is hosting a session on overcoming mental health stigma. Marvis Doster, CARN, and Chris Harsell, DNP, ANP-BC, will examine ways to identify and address mental health stigma. The Mountain Plains MHTTC supports research and information gathering on mental health stigma in rural communities and we invite you to learn more here.


Session Objectives:


  1. Define mental health stigma
  2. Identify common factors that influence mental health stigma
  3. Describe the consequences and impacts of stigma related to accessing mental health treatment
  4. Explore techniques to overcome various forms of stigma



  • Chris Harsell, DNP, ANP-BC
  • Marvis Doster, CARN