Citizens Commission on Human Rights

The Mental Health Watchdog

Australian National Office

Stigma Will Stay Until Mental Health Is No Longer a Disease

Lismore Echo, 19 June 2016

Man hand writing uncover the facts with black marker on visual screen. isolated on blue. business, technology, internet concept. stock image.As Chris Tanti of headspace states (Letters, June 26), stigma for those experiencing problems in living is alive and well.

Unfortunately, all the well-intended efforts to eradicate it are futile as long as mental health services insist on retaining the disease model of mental illness.

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