The stigmas associated with mental illness and substance abuse have created a barrier which prevents many people from receiving services.
- How have recent national legislation or policy efforts helped or hurt the battle against these stigmas?
- What can be done in the future from a national policy perspective to reduce these stigmas?
- As a human services provider what could you do to ensure people needing services for mental illness and substance abuse had access to these services?
- What unique needs do you believe these clients would have that you would consider as you plan services for them?