Blog: How respectful dialogue can reduce mental health stigma
Jul 14, 2022
July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. In this blog from Mark Sevilla, vice president of behavioral health and emergency services for Yale New Haven Hospital, Sevilla discusses the importance of language in reducing stigma around mental health issues, particularly in historically underserved communities. “Words matter,” Sevilla writes, “because in our choice of words we guide others down positive or negative pathways in how they respond and think about a given issue.” READ MORE.