Breaking the Chains of Stigma
The Dr. Guislain Museum and Janssen Research & Development, LLC today announced that the Center for Victims of Torture has been named the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Guislain "Breaking the Chains of Stigma" Award. Siri Hustvedt was one of seven jurors tasked with selecting
an individual(s), organization or project that has:
made an exceptional contribution to mental health care in the broadest sense on a cultural and/or social level;
provided a genuine contribution to decreasing stigma around mental health conditions;
promoted attention for mental health care; and
done all this with passion, creativity and innovation.
The Dr. Guislain Museum issued the call for nominations for the Dr. Guislain "Breaking the Chains of Stigma" Award on February 27, 2018. A total of 35 nominations were received from across the globe, after which a jury of international mental health advocates and renowned authorities in the field selected the Center for Victims of Torture.