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Mental Health: The Myths and the Realities

November 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This training will include general information about mental illness, prevalence of common disorders, and myths that contribute to stigma. The presenter will discuss what defines a mental illness, how it develops, and provide jargon-free signs that someone might be experiencing mental health problems. Lastly, the presenter will address stigma, how individuals can play their part in combatting it, and how it may be internalized.

Instructor: Marc Schwendemann, M.A.

Audience: Harvard staff, faculty and post docs.