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May 06, 2010 - Image 22

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2010-05-06

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AROUND TOWN

Stomping Out
Stigma

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Kadima supporters work to improve
understanding of mental illness.

See what the fuss is about.

W

hat do you envision when
you think about men-
tal illness?
Chances are some of what
comes to mind is based on
long-held myths and ste-
reotypes. Malkia Newman
knows firsthand how
stigma and discrimination
against people with mental
health issues can be dam-
aging. She was diagnosed
with bipolar disorder later
in life after living with the
manic-depressive illness
undiagnosed for more
than 30 years.
"People in our society don't take the
time to find out if what they've heard
about mental illness is true Newman

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says. "They just spread the myths and
stereotypes not thinking about how it
affects people. You can't go
back to undo the damage
that's been done to people
by all the negativity that
floats around them."
Newman is now a speak-
er, an advocate and a com-
munity educator, sharing
her knowledge and work-
ing to foster understand-
ing through an anti-stigma
program. Sometimes
breaking into song, she
addressed a crowd of
about 250 Kadima sup-
porters at this year's "Healthy Body
Healthy Mind" luncheon April 29 at
Tam-O-Shanter Country Club in West

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May 6 • 2010

Kadima President Sandi Tamaroff of

Bloomfield Hills and Linda Schlesinger

West Bloomfield

of Huntington Woods

Gudeman & Associates, P.C. is law firm which is a Debt Relic"' Agency
assisting people seeking protection under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

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Allison Kaplan and Monni Must of

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