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The Art of Ending Stigma

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The Art of Ending Stigma

2016 BCA Honoree Johnson & Johnson is continuing to use the arts for health with the new campaign Art of Ending Stigma. Their company Janssen Pharmaceutical Cos. Is partnering with Mental Health America, OneMind, PeaceLove, and other arts organizations. The project, “Champions of Science: The Art of Ending Stigma,” showcases art from people affected by mental illnesses. Using art, they are aiming to “eliminate stigma while calling out the importance of scientific insights about mental illness.”

 

Together, Janssen Pharmaceuticals and its nonprofit partners can combine the arts and science to advance the conversations around mental health. The program “will encourage people to demonstrate how art, in its many forms, can help transcend mental illnesses and lead to a better understanding of them.”

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