Dr. Michelle Friedman explores mental illness and stigma

March 22, 2018

To mark the opening of The NEW OHEL Jaffa Family Campus, OHEL published the ground-breaking Journal Voices of Strength, to help further discourse in the community and break down the many stigmas that exist. Dr. Friedman, YCT’s Sharon and Steven Lieberman Founder and Chair of Pastoral Counseling was invited to submit the article, which you’ll find below.

“Stigma is one of the main reasons why people with psychiatric illness stop taking the medications that help manage their symptoms. Continue reading


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