Guidelines for Mental Health Care

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A toolkit for evaluating programs meant to erase the stigma of mental illness

This toolkit provides measures to help advocates examine the impact of anti-stigma approaches at the local level.  It distinguishes the stigma of mental illness into three groups: public stigma, self-stigma, and label avoidance. The toolkit outlines aims to help advocates evaluate their efforts in an accessible way, while also providing a common language and set of measures for advocates and researchers to discuss measuring stigma change.

Evaluation Planning, Stigma Reduction, Mental Health Care

Beat the stigma and discrimination! Four lessons for mental health advocates

This handbook provides four lessons for mental health advocates working to eliminate stigma and discrimination in mental health; including: understanding the problem, identifying the target, selecting change strategies, and measuring your impact.

Stigma Reduction, Mental Health Care

Mayors' resource guide on behavioral health issues

This guide helps ensure that mayors and municipal leaders have the information they need to address the behavioral health needs of their community's children, adults, and families by supporting the prevention and treatment of mental illness and recovery from mental illness.

Mental Health Care