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Mental Health Stigma & Discrimination Reduction Project

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Employment & People with Disabilities PowerPoint or Accessible RTF

Mental Health Parity the ACA Californians PowerPoint or Accessible RTF

Overcoming Barriers to Physical Health Care PowerPoint or Accessible RTF

Protecting the Fair Housing Rights of Tenants PowerPoint or Accessible RTF

Reducing Stigma & Discrimination PowerPoint or Accessible RTF Spanish: Reducción del estigma y la discriminación contra personas con discapacidades mentale (PPT) (RTF)

UCLA - School of Law: Disability Symposium 2013 - Deinstitutional Panel featuring audio recording "Inside View of Stigma and Discrimination in Locked Psychiatric Institutions" with Disability Rights California's Robyn Gantsweg

You Have The Power To Empower Poster Image

"You have the power to empower": This poster is intended to raise awareness and encourage discussion about mental health stigma and discrimination. The poster is a collection of images, phrases and colors reflecting mental health experiences. Some of the content represents Disability Rights California fact sheets on a variety of topics including Housing, Laws & Policies, and Employment. Available as pdf, rtf and also audio podcast versions.

Spanish version of CM23.01




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