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May 2023 — State of Stigma: Dealing with Grief and Loss
When you lose somebody in your life, the grief can be overwhelming. Whether that loss is personal or a loss suffered as a community, it can be hard to figure out how you are supposed to feel. Panelists discuss how to deal with the feelings associated with grief and...
April 2023 — State of Stigma: Postpartum Depression and How it Impacts Families
Postpartum Depression is a common and often misunderstood condition. 1 in 5 women will experience mental health conditions during the first year following pregnancy and 75% who experienced maternal mental health symptoms go untreated. Join The Anti-Stigma Coalition...
March 2023 — State of Stigma: Mental Wellness of Providers & Families of People with Developmental Disabilities
How do direct service employees, working in a stressful environment, maintain their mental wellness? How can family members seek help and take care of their mental well-being while caring and advocating for their loved ones? Join the Anti-Stigma Coalition for a...
February 2023 — The State of Stigma: How Stigma Impacts Caregivers
Caregiving can be stressful, and caregivers often experience depression, anxiety, and other mental health challenges. While caring for a child, spouse, or parent with a mental or physical illness, caregivers may be reluctant to seek help for their own mental health...
January 2023 — The State of Stigma: Mental Wellness in the New Year
So many of our New Year’s resolutions focus on our physical health. Join us for a discussion about how to make mental health a priority in 2023.
November 2022 — The State of Stigma: Veterans Mental Health: Needing Help. Wanting Help. Finding Help.
Stigma can be a significant barrier for Veterans needing and wanting help for mental health challenges. An estimated 50% of returning Veterans in need do not seek mental health treatment. Moderated By: Matt Smith, Executive Director Preventionfocus Speakers: Dan...
October 2022 — The State of Stigma: Mental Health Needs of the Refugee Community
Migrants and refugees can be exposed to various stress factors which affect their mental health and well-being before and during their migration journey and during their settlement and integration.
September 2022 — The State of Stigma: How Teachers and Staff Manage the Stress of Returning to School
How are teachers and staff dealing with the stress of returning to school, what resources are available to help, and how stigma surrounding mental health impacts their ability to ask and receive help.
August 2022 — The State of Stigma: How Tragic Events Affect our Mental Health
The discussion focuses on why individuals experience anxiety, depression, vicarious trauma and offer information about resources in the community. So many people are hurting and feeling helpless – the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition is offering a back-to-basics discussion about why it’s ok to seek help.
June 2022 — The State of Stigma: First Responders—Stress, Trauma & Mental Health
A panel discussion about how First Responders deal with Stress, Trauma and Mental Health. Hosted by the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition in Buffalo, NY.