The World Health Organization has stated the “single most important barrier to overcome in the community is the stigma and associated discrimination towards persons suffering from mental and behavioural [sic] disorders.” In response, researchers collected data in North Dakota utilizing an existing and nationally validated instrument for measuring stigma. This brief presents the results of the survey and implications for communities.
Measuring Stigma around Mental Illness in North Dakota
Collaborating TTC: Mountain Plains MHTTC
February 27, 2019