Reducing Stigma about Mental Illness in Transcultural Settings: A Guide

Organization: 
Australian Transcultural Mental Health Network
Author: 
Bakshi, Leena
Author: 
Rooney, Rosie
Author: 
O'Neil, Krissa
Published Date: 
1999

This guide is intended to serve as a reference for professionals to gain an understanding of stigma towards mental illness in non-English speaking background communities in Australia. Additionally, the guide was developed to aide in the development of strategies to reduce stigma in non-English speaking background communities. Advocates and mental health care professionals in Australia and the United States can use this guide to develop successful campaigns to reduce stigma that can be implemented at both the community and individual level.

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