Posted:Dec 8, 2005 Preventing Youth Suicide - Web Discussion
This month?s web forum features a discussion of youth suicide, the risk and protective factors, and suicide prevention. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among 10 to 24 year olds in the United States, and thus a major public health concern. We invite you to share your views on this important issue by clicking on the link, and posting your comments to the forum web page. http://www.rtc.pdx.edu/pgFeaturedDiscussions28.php
Posted:Dec 8, 2005 New - International Research Journal CPH
The new web based International Research Journal CPH is peer reviewed and registered with Department of Education, Science and Training. The editor would be happy to receive articles and papers from AICAFMHA members/subscribers. The journal is free to view and no memberships or financial commitments are required for readers.
Addressing the stigma that surrounds mental illness is an ongoing challenge. This article reviews theory and research on stigma and mental health, with a focus on the stigmatization of mental illness in the family. A future research agenda and recommendations for stigma reduction are also discussed.