Understanding and Overcoming Stigma

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Here’s What You Missed if You Missed this Year’s Community Mental Health Conference

On June 7, we opened the doors of Beth Emet The Free Synagogue to welcome 290 attendees to our 14th annual Community Mental Health Conference. Tackling a subject we hadn’t before, we made the focus of this year’s conference stigma, and titled it Understanding and Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness.  We designed the conference to educate and inform about the stigma  surrounding mental illness, hoping to impart knowledge to help attendees not only fight stigma, but become advocates for change.

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