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Program Information
Program Name: Anti-Stigma Program
Agency Name: Community Network Services
Year the Program was Started: 2005
Public Contact Person: Malkia Maisha Newman
Address: 279 Summit Drive
Waterford, MI 48328
Telephone #: 248-409-4227
Fax #: 248-745-6872
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Advocacy, Community Education
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $40,000-$70,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
Volunteers: 1-2
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Some
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Program brochure, Website, Other
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: To provide sensitivity and awareness training of mental health issues and to address the stigma and discrimination that is faced by people with a mental health issue
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Pre and post program evaluations
Program Mission Statement: Stomp Out Stigma
Additional Information: The CNS Anti-Stigma program strives to provide quality education about mental health issues from people who have experienced a mental health challenge.

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