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Stigma Marks: For What it is Worth: CAMH Tele-conference

January 21 & 28 2000 at 10:30am - 12:00pm

deadline for registration: January 10, 2000

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Education and Training Services presents: What is stigma? This teleconference will explore how stigma marks you if you have addiction and/or mental health problems. Areas to be explore include:

* Defining Stigma

* How stigma emerges and how it is engineered

* The relationship between stigma and mental health/illness and addictions problems

* Stigma, an overarching issue of gender and diversity (sexuality and culture)

* Strategies for reducing stigma

Speakers: Pat Capponi -Writer and Author, Social Activist, Psychiatric Survivor; Cherie-Lynn Knight-Soroka - Freelance writer, Project Consultant, Community Activist; Susan Marshall - Team Leader of CANHelp, Psychiatric Survivor; David Reville - Social Research Consultant, Psychiatric Survivor

Location: Teleconference Community Access Sites at locations across Ontario (specific locations dependent on enrolment) Fee: $60 Registration: January 10th, 2000 Deadline

To register or obtain more information about this teleconference contact Education and Training Services: (416) 595-6020.