Healthcare Superteams

Mental Health Stigma: What Is It and Why It Matters. A Conversation with Dr. Kristin Kosyluk.

Episode Summary

Series 3 of the Healthcare Superteams Podcast will be discussing mental health, wellness, and burnout within healthcare, and its effect on individuals as well as on teams. In this installment of Healthcare Superteams, Dr. Haru Okuda speaks with Dr. Kristin Kosyluk, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mental Health Law & Policy and faculty affiliate with the Louis de la Parte Mental Health Institute at the University of South Florida. They discuss stigma as a barrier to mental health treatment among medical professionals. Dr. Kosyluk reviews several elements that contribute to mental health stigma and discusses ways to prevent stigma from occurring.

Episode Notes

We can all help prevent suicide. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States. Help is available: 800-273-8255 https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

For more information on Dr. Haru Okuda, visit https://camls-us.org/about/leadership/.  

For more information on Dr. Kristin Kosyluk, visit https://www.usf.edu/cbcs/mhlp/faculty-staff/kosyluk.aspx .

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