Carrying On: Mental Health Strategies for COVID-19

Episode 28: Types of stigma and reducing it in the workplace (May 6, 2020)

May 06, 2020 The Conference Board of Canada Season 1 Episode 28
Carrying On: Mental Health Strategies for COVID-19
Episode 28: Types of stigma and reducing it in the workplace (May 6, 2020)
Show Notes

Common feelings and fear of being socially rejected often stem from stigma. Different types of stigma include self-stigma; which is self-inflicted, peer stigma; which comes from experiencing your peers share negative thoughts and organizational stigma; which creates fear of putting your career at risk. How does one manage organizational stigma? For starters, you must understand what accommodations you need to succeed, and ask for those. Learn more in today’s video. 

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