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Links Promoting Dignity and Respect

The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services.
http://www.samhsa.gov/

In November of 2008, Center for Inclusion at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) introduced the Dignity & Respect Initiative to the employees of UPMC, in an effort to promote inclusion through behavioral and organizational change
http://www.dignityandrespectcampaign.com

Friend them on facebook!
http://www.facebook.com/DignityandRespectCampaign

Launched in November 2006, the Dignity in Care Campaign aims to put dignity and respect at the heart of care services.
http://www.dignityincare.org.uk

Mental Health Action is a grassroots, statewide, consumer-run organization organized to be an education and advocacy organization
http://www.mentalhealthaction.org

Sowing seeds of mental health recovery, information, resources, and support while growing consumer leadership.
http://www.nwseedsofchange.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers support and public education focused on educating America about mental illness, offering resources to those in need and insisting that Mental Illness become high national priority.
http://www.nami.org

Human Resources @ About.com article discussing dignity and respect in the workplace, additional resources are listed on this page.
http://humanresources.about.com/od/workrelationships/a/demo_respect.htm

Respect International is an advocacy, humanitarian, and educational non-profit organization, created out of the need of persons with psychiatric challenges to be treated with respect, to experience hope, and to be provided with the basic needs to live.
http://respectinternational.org/home/

Developing a Stigma Reduction Initiative: A Comprehensive guide from SAMSHA "designed to support activities of those who plan to mount a statewide, regional, or local effort to address and counter stigma and discrimination".
http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA06-4176/SMA06-4176.pdf

 

 

 

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