Research, Facts & Statistics
Increasingly, more research is being conducted on discrimination and the negative attitudes associated with mental illnesses. Knowing what works and what does not can guide the development and implementation of effective programs that increase social inclusion and reduce discrimination. Research also can help individuals and families who are seeking help for mental illnesses, and it guides mental health providers who care for people with mental illnesses.
This section provides information on research surrounding discrimination and the social exclusion associated with mental illnesses.