Link: http://californiahealthline.org/news/state-economy-gains-by-reducing-the-stigma-of-mental-illness-study-says/

By Ana B. Ibarra
April 15, 2016

 

A statewide social marketing campaign to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness has brought economic benefit to California’s economy, a new study says.

How? By boosting the employability, productivity and incomes of people afflicted by psychiatric conditions, according to the study, published Thursday by the RAND Corporation, a Santa Monica-based policy think tank.