Welcome to the Mental Illness Education Project, please visit our catalog of anti-stigma products

To encourage anti-stigma we produce and distribute video-based educational programs and related materials. A non-profit organization, we are committed to helping people deal with the often devastating effects of serious mental illness and creating an atmosphere of anti-stigma. Since 1990, our mission has been to increase understanding, create environments and improve the care and recovery of those affected by this illness. Our products are intended for a wide range of people, including:

  • People with a psychiatric condition,
  • Family members and friends,
  • Mental health professionals and students,
  • Special audiences such as legislators,
  • health administrators and educators,
  • The general public.

The Project's videotapes are designed to be used in hospital, clinical and educational settings, and by individuals and families. Low prices ensure that anyone concerned with mental health can afford to purchase the tapes. Written guides with each videotape provide further insights and resources. All proceeds from the sale of MIEP videos go toward the production of new educational materials.

Poor mental health enters the lives of at least one in four families. It has been with us for thousands of years, yet continues to baffle. There is still no cure. Mental health care is often marginal and the quality of mental health programs varies widely. Severe mental disorders -- schizophrenia, manic depression (bipolar disorder), or severe depression - afflicts 12 to 16 million Americans with hallucinations and delusions, disordered thinking, irrational fears, or suicidal depressions. Their parents, siblings, children, spouses, and other close relatives are also devastated.

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