A woman who was diagnosed with a mental health disorder says the stigma is alive and well.
Health Minister Paul Davis was at the Suncor Energy Fluvarium Monday morning to announce the province's new campaign to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. — Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram
Paula Corcoran addressed a group of people gathered at the Suncor Energy Fluvarium in St. John's Monday for the launch of a provincial government's campaign aimed at reducing stigma associated with mental illness and addiction.
Corcoran shared her personal story about how she became depressed, losing her house and friends.
Health Minister Paul Davis announced the province will commit to spend $900,000 over three years to address the stigma.
The campaign is being kicked off during mental health week.
More to come.