The State of Stigma

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 issues. Learn about ways to move past stigma and be mentally healthy.

MODERATED BY—Matt Smith, Executive Director of PreventionFocus

Marianne Gerace

Volunteer, Alzheimer's Association, WNY Chapter / Former Geriatrics Nurse

Jennifer Gunia

Director of Senior Services, Harmonia Collaborative Care

Stacie Dziwulski

Director of Family Peer Advocates / Mental Health Advocates