Public Awareness Related Content

Video: Deconstructing Stigma – Chris

As a participant in McLean’s Deconstructing Stigma campaign, Chris tells his story of his struggle with addiction and how getting the help he needed inspired him to fight stigma by talking openly about his recovery. “I work in the world of sports, where any perceived weakness is judged negatively...

Video: Deconstructing Stigma – Leslie

Leslie Chihuly, CEO of Chihuly Studios, wife of acclaimed artist Dale Chihuly, and a volunteer for McLean’s Deconstructing Stigma campaign, talks openly about her personal experience with mental illness. Read more about Leslie’s story . About Deconstructing Stigma Deconstructing Stigma: Changing...

New Exhibit Aims to Boost Mental Health Awareness in New Hampshire

McLean Hospital, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT), and the NH Community Behavioral Health Association (NH CBHA) are bringing an inspirational exhibit highlighting stories of people living with mental illness to New Hampshire. The Manchester exhibit is part of Deconstructing Stigma: Changing...

Why Asian Americans Don’t Seek Help for Mental Illness

Mental health stigma affects all ethnicities, cultures, and nationalities, but Asian Americans may be more impacted than most. The National Latino and Asian American Study reported that while 18% of the general U.S. population sought mental health services and resources, only 8.6% of Asian Americans...

Deconstructing Stigma at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut

McLean Hospital, in collaboration with Bradley International Airport, the Brian Dagle Foundation, Cultural Coalition, Greater Hartford Arts Council, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Connecticut, recently brought Deconstructing Stigma: Changing Attitudes About Mental Health...

Video: Deconstructing Stigma – Sean

As a participant in McLean’s Deconstructing Stigma campaign, Sean tells his story of his struggles with obsessive compulsive disorder and how getting the help he needed changed his life. Read more about Sean’s story . About Deconstructing Stigma Deconstructing Stigma: Changing Attitudes About Mental...