The stigma associated with mental health issues can prevent people from accessing the help they need. As part of the ongoing Big Questions series at the University of Minnesota, four panelists met on Dec. 5th to discuss ways to move beyond stigma in mental health with MPR News host Tom Weber
The Big Questions series is a collaboration between the University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts and MPR News.
Victoria Blakeborough, a University of Minnesota senior; student advisor and past president of Active Minds, a student group at the University of Minnesota working to raise mental health awareness.
Dr. Glenn Hirsch, a licensed psychologist and Director of Student Counseling Services at the University of Minnesota
Richard Lee, a professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota
Abeer Syedah, 2016-2017 student body president at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and a senior studying political science, gender studies, and sociology.
Your support matters.
You make MPR News possible. Individual donations are behind the clarity in coverage from our reporters across the state, stories that connect us, and conversations that provide perspectives. Help ensure MPR remains a resource that brings Minnesotans together.