The State of Stigma

May 2021 — The State of Stigma: What Has Changed During the Pandemic

During the past year, people reporting anxiety symptoms have tripled and depression symptoms have quadrupled. Mental health challenges are expected to continue as people return to work and activities, yet may still face financial, employment and health concerns. Learn how stigma prevents people from getting the help they need. A panel of experts will offer resources and encouragement.

MODERATED BY—Karl Shallowhorn, Director of Youth Programs at Mental Health Advocates

Alana Chazen

Community Engagement Coordinator, Compeer

Lindsay Herndon, LMHC

Associate V.P. Outpatient Services, BryLin Behavioral Health System

Sarah Lanzo

Director, Independent Living of Niagara County