Changing the Mental Health Conversation One PR Campaign At A Time

Changing the Mental Health Conversation One PR Campaign At A Time

Written for BIPOC Mental Health Month The rise of mental health importance over recent years brings forth significant conversations about how individuals understand it, live with it, and support others in their communities. Even with a significant rise in popularity, however, the topic of mental health remains filled with misconceptions, resistance and cultural taboos- most prevalent in communities of color. […]

Changing the Conversation on Mental Health: Seizing the Awkward

Changing the Conversation on Mental Health: Seizing the Awkward

During this year’s PRSSA Leadership Assembly in Scottsdale, Ariz., attendees participated in the Leadership Training Session, “Changing the Conversation Around Mental Health.” It was conducted by Doreen Marshall, Ph.D., vice president of mission engagement of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).   This was an excellent opportunity to raise awareness on such an important topic as mental health. Dr. Marshall […]

Changing the Conversation on Mental Health: Seizing the Awkward

Changing the Conversation on Mental Health: Seizing the Awkward

During this year’s PRSSA Leadership Assembly in Scottsdale, Arizona, attendees participated in the Leadership Training Session, “Changing the Conversation Around Mental Health,” conducted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Vice President of Mission Engagement Doreen Marshall, Ph.D. This was an excellent opportunity to raise awareness on such an important topic that communication professionals have to be aware of. Ms. […]

Ending the Stigma on Mental Health

The stigma behind mental health is increasing with the number of individuals who have these conditions, and there is a serious lack of education about it. As of right now the mental health definition among the public is in bad shape, and who better to fix this reputation than public relations students? “Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social […]