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Violence and Mental Illness: The Real Story

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Thursday, September 26, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

The stigma associated with mental illness is based in lack of understanding and fear. It has persisted despite increased knowledge about the underlying nature of disorders. Recent events have led to further stigmatization by suggesting a direct link between mental illness and mass gun violence. This presentation will review history of stigma, describe facts on the relationship between mental illness and violence, identify underlying risk factors for gun violence, and suggest rational approaches to prevention.

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