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Mental Health Update

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March 2, 2023
Mental Health Update

2023 Mental Health stigma Roundtable Discussion Series

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Roundtable 4 Overview


This 90-minute virtual roundtable discussion will focus on the work of community-based organizations and advocacy groups to identify and implement strategies to promote social inclusion, reduce mental health stigma, and/or mitigate its negative impact in the lives of people with mental illness. This roundtable, facilitated by a psychologist, will educate attendees about effective strategies to reduce the harmful effects of stigma on multiple levels, including, but not limited to, personal and structural stigma.

Roundtable Facilitator

Dr. James Rodriguez is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychologist in private practice with over 25 years of experience as a direct practitioner, trainer, and researcher in mental health services to children, youth, adults, and families. He is the Senior Director of Clinical Initiatives at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research and Adjunct Faculty at the NYU Silver School of Social Work.

Watch the Recordings of Roundtables 1-3


Roundtable 1: Understanding the Experience of Mental Health Stigma
Roundtable 2: The Experience of Mental Health Stigma Among Diverse Groups
Roundtable 3: The Role of the Media in Reducing Stigma
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