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Stories to inform and inspireSurvey Results of Missourians Regarding Attitudes Toward People with Mental Illness, Substance Use and Developmental Disabilities
In spring 2013, the Missouri Mental Health Foundation partnered with the University of Missouri-Columbia (Health and Behavioral Risk Research Center) and the Missouri Institute of Mental Health to examine attitudes and stigma towards mental illness (bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia), substance use disorders (alcohol dependence, marijuana dependence, hard drug abuse, prescription drug abuse) and developmental disabilities (mild and severe developmental delay, autism).
Click here to review the Executive Summary and the full survey report.Announcement of 2014 Mental Health Champions
These individuals have demonstrated exemplary courage and commitment to overcoming the challenges of their mental illness, developmental disability, or addiction disorder, and have made life better for themselves and others in their community. Not only do these Champions demonstrate personal courage through their actions, they encourage many others and strengthen their communities.
Click here to learn more about the 2014 recipients of the Mental Health Champions Award!