Can the news fuel stigma around mental illness?

Published by Public Health Post – March 2, 2017

Recently, Dan Diamond spoke to Public Health Post and highlighted the role that journalists play in shaping conversations about policy. A study from Dr. Emma E. McGinty and a team of colleagues at Johns Hopkins University suggests that when it comes to mental health, news coverage in the last twenty years may have led that conversation in a misguided and discriminatory direction. MORE.


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