OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser Permanente announced a $2 million investment to support community organizations in their work to reduce the stigma around mental illness. Twenty-five Northern California organizations were awarded community...
Despite a growing openness toward mental health issues and conditions, stigma and misperceptions still exist that may prevent people from speaking up and getting help. That's according to results of a new national consumer poll released today by Kaiser Permanente as part of its national public health awareness effort, "Find Your Words."
The California Department of Managed Health Care and Kaiser Permanente jointly announced a settlement agreement to resolve issues related to Kaiser Permanente’s mental health care. It is an acknowledgment of the significant achievements that Kaiser Permanente has made in our ongoing work to improve mental health care in California.
For Mental Health Month, Kaiser Permanente profiles three mental health professionals who help raise awareness about the importance of mental health, help fight stigma, and provide support and education for those in need of help.
Kaiser Permanente’s “Find Your Words” public health awareness campaign focuses on TV, radio and online messages that talk about depression in an honest and inspiring way. Coinciding with the start of National Mental Health Month, the campaign launches Monday, May 1.