Up to Me – Self-Stigma and Its Impact on You

Up to Me - Self-Stigma and Its Impact on You

14mar12:00 pm12:30 pmUp to Me - Self-Stigma and Its Impact on YouMore Information12:00 pm - 12:30 pm(GMT-05:00)

Event Details

Part 2 of the Up to Me: Starting the Conversation Series on supporting families facing mental health challenges. This session explores the concept of self-stigma, the story you tell yourself about the challenges you and your loved one face.

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify the negative narratives one has told themselves
  • Challenge the negative narratives one has told themselves
  • Explore alternatives to the negative narratives one has told themselves
 About the Series – Up to Me: Starting the Conversation

People with mental health challenges and those that support them face decisions everyday about if and what to say to friends, family, co-workers, and others about their experiences. Whether their loved one is returning from treatment, exhibited some mental health symptoms, or is asked about a behavior that someone has noticed, knowing how to decide if and what they want to say can be key to moving forward with their recovery. If they choose to disclose, having an answer that points to their or their loved one’s strength and resilience is empowering.


Emily Jonesberg is the Training Lead with Rogers InHealth, the education and advocacy department of Rogers Behavior Health, and a proud mom of an active toddler. In her role at Rogers, she facilitates trainings for leaders in the non-profit, education and healthcare sectors. Emily also facilitates programming for staff at Rogers Behavior Health and with parents in the community. Prior to her work at Rogers, Emily worked in a youth serving capacity for over thirteen years through various non-profits and school districts. During this time, she also developed and delivered equity training with adults and youth. Emily has a Master of Social Work and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Sharon M. Dossett (she/her/hers) is a Senior Training Specialist with Rogers InHealth. She brings over 30 years of experience, 20+ in leadership, working with traditionally underserved, vulnerable populations in social service, legal, behavioral health and community settings.  Sharon is also a certified senior facilitator, professional trainer, mentor and coach.  She works locally and abroad with culturally diverse youth and adults to promote civil dialogue, self-awareness, empathy and authentic communication for relationship [“Community”] building. Sharon has Bachelors of Science degrees in Sociology and Psychology, a Masters degree in Social Work and an MBA.


(Monday) 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm(GMT-05:00)

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