Stigma, Discrimination, and Well-Being Among California Adults Experiencing Mental Health Challenges

Stigma, Discrimination, and Well-Being Among California Adults Experiencing Mental Health Challenges

Eunice C. Wong
Rebecca L. Collins
Jennifer L. Cerully
Elizabeth Roth
Joyce Marks
Copyright Date: 2015
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 13
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt15sk7z5
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    Stigma, Discrimination, and Well-Being Among California Adults Experiencing Mental Health Challenges
    Book Description:

    Presents results of the 2014 California Well-Being Survey, which tracks mental illness stigma and discrimination, well-being, and exposure to prevention and early intervention activities among Californians experiencing psychological distress.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-9129-1
    Subjects: Psychology, History, Sociology

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  1. Stigma, Discrimination, and Well-Being Among California Adults Experiencing Mental Health Challenges
    (pp. 1-13)
    Eunice C. Wong, Rebecca L. Collins, Jennifer L. Cerully, Elizabeth Roth and Joyce Marks

    The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) oversees one of the broadest and most comprehensive efforts in the United States to provide strategically targeted prevention and early intervention (PEI) programs to improve the mental health of residents. With funds from the Mental Health Services Act (Proposition 63), a 1-percent tax on incomes over $1 million to expand mental health services, CalMHSA developed and implemented three statewide PEI initiatives in California that focus on mental illness stigma and discrimination reduction (SDR), suicide prevention, and student mental health. CalMHSA selected RAND to evaluate these efforts.

    As part of this evaluation, RAND developed...