Where does Stigma Occur?

Stigma is very common for people with mental health conditions and they have felt discriminated against in a number of areas; including

Employment

Not being offered roles or not applying for roles

Education

Settings such as schools, universities – being labelled as different and not offered opportunities to advance

Media

Misrepresentation of mental health difficulties

Insurance Companies

Making it more difficult for people with mental health conditions to get insurance

Community

Feeling shunned or excluded

Families

Rejecting and blaming them for their condition

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