Research Brief

Reducing Mental Health’s Stigma in Healthcare

Acute Care
Research Brief
Mental Health
Reducing Mental Health’s Stigma in Healthcare White Paper

Download this research brief to learn:

  • Specific factors contributing to an increase in healthcare workers’ stress levels
  • Factors contributing to suicide and substance use disorders in healthcare workers
  • The pandemic’s effect on nurses and healthcare workers
  • The difference between moral injury and burnout during a pandemic
  • How to reduce stigma through education, transparency, and advocacy

About this research brief

Despite the number of individuals affected by mental illness and mental health disorders, stigma around mental health remains.

This stigma makes healthcare workers less likely to seek treatment and even have difficulty doing so once they decide to. Healthcare workers endure incredibly high-stress conditions shift after shift, and the implications of COVID-19’s impact on mental health has begun to appear in current research.

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