Independent Center http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mental Illness: How Do We Move From Stigma To Solutions? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mental-illness-how-do-we-move-stigma-solutions <p>When mental illness hits the headlines, it's usually connected to mass shootings or suicides. The focus is on mental illness as the reason for a tragedy, and increases the stigma against an already misunderstood&nbsp; condition, says Mike Keller, executive director of the Independence Center in the Central West End. According to Keller, that kind of negative media exposure has created a human rights emergency.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 21:23:57 +0000 Camille Phillips 30848 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mental Illness: How Do We Move From Stigma To Solutions?