Informing yourself about the stigma is one of the first steps you can take to fight it. Below are articles and publications on stigma from various resources. Each link will open the item in Adobe Acrobat.

NAMI NH Downloadable Resource Guide – Revised August 2013


Parent/Caregiver Guidebook ~ for parents and caregivers of children/adolescents with serious emotional disorders

Adult Guidebook ~ a resource for friends and family members of individuals with mental illness

Older Adult Guidebook ~ for family members and caregivers of older adults with mental illness


Take a virtual tour of NH’s State Psychiatric Hospital

Protecting the Rights of Parents and Prospective Parents with Disabilities

Changing Middle Schoolers’ Attitudes About Mental Illness Through Education ~ Schizophrenia Bulletin, 2004; Volume 30, Number 3, pp. 563-572

Mental Illness & Families of Faith: How Congregations Can Respond ~ resource/study guide for clergy and faith communities, Mental Health Ministries

Stigmatization ~ Focal Point Research Policy & Practice in Children’s Mental Health, Winter 2009, Vol. 23, No. 1

Victimization: One of the Consequences of Failing to Treat Individuals with Severe Mental Illness ~ Treatment Advocacy Center Briefing Paper, Updated 3/2011

Youth and Mental Health Stigma ~ Trends & Tudes, September 2006; Volume 5, Issue 8 ~ a publication of HarrisInteractive

Older Adults

NH Older Adult Suicide Prevention Information Sheet


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