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Stigma of Mental Illness: Where Can Public Policy Step In?

Interested in learning about where public policy might step in to impact the stigma of mental illness? Here is an interview conducted by Keri Lintz where Pat Corrigan speaks to this issue.

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Innovative Youth Anti-Stigma Program by Wisconsin Family Ties

In collaboration with hip-hop group the Figureheads, non-profit organization Wisconsin Family Ties has developed a musical-based anti-stigma curriculum for distribution in schools and other youth organizations

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Janice Parker

 

Janice was educated in the Chicago Public School system, and attended Taylor Business Institute, majoring in computerized accounting. She has extensive training in customer service, and sales. She was a supervisor for Verizon customer service for 6 years, supervisor for MCI customer service for 4 years, and worked 10 years as a merchandise specifier for Sears infant, and toddler lines, in the buyers dept. at Sears Tower.

 

Janice was educated in the Chicago Public School system, and attended Taylor Business Institute, majoring in computerized accounting. She has extensive training in customer service, and sales. She was a supervisor for Verizon customer service for 6 years, supervisor for MCI customer service for 4 years, and worked 10 years as a merchandise specifier for Sears infant, and toddler lines, in the buyers dept. at Sears Tower.

 

She is the mother of two sons. Eldest son Tony has worked for the Chicago Public School system for over 10 years, and the youngest Jeffery is currently a student at Triton University in Chicago. Janice was diagnosed with Major Depression, Anxiety Disorder, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder over 15 years ago after living thru a physical, and mentally abusive marriage. After struggling many years with her illness, she has since returned to the working world, making the wellness of other consumers like herself, her priority.