General Meeting, Tue Nov. 9th 2021, Marjorie Baldwin “Living and Working with a Serious Mental Illness”

The stigma associated with serious mental illness affects both persons with mental disorders and their families. Marjorie Baldwin, Professor of Economics at Arizona State University, has experienced that stigma as the parent of a son with schizophrenia, and has studied the impact of mental illness-related stigma in her research on employment discrimination against persons with…

The Future of Mental Health, According to Tom Insel

By Moryt Milo After thirteen years as the National Institute of Mental Health Director, Tom Insel left his government job. Some might say he turned into a renegade, when Insel acknowledged that limited progress had been made to improve the lives of those with severe mental illness. “We decided, in some odd way, that the…