|Title||Tackling stigma: Learning from lived experience to be part of the solution.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Authors||Burwash S, Norell D|
|Abbrev. Journal||Am J Occup Ther|
|Journal||The American journal of occupational therapy|
|Year of Publication||2017|
Stigma affects people with mental illness, limiting access to services and contributing to poor health and well-being. It influences practitioner choices. Occupational therapy practitioners should be part of the solution to stigma. This research suggests that a contact-based intervention could change student attitudes.