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The CPNP Foundation has had an exciting year with an emphasis on reducing stigma. The StigmaFree campaign and publication of a study evaluating mental health stigma in community pharmacists (available at https://rdcu.be/Sx5r) are two highlights of these efforts. There is still much more that we can do as an organization to fight stigma within the pharmacy profession, in our schools, and in the workplace. Read more.
The CPNP Foundation is offering up to three, $1500 Defining the Future Research Grants for students, residents, fellows and/or CPNP Student Chapters. With this grant program, the Foundation is able to provide financial support to future pharmacists who are paving the way in defining the future and improving the care of patients with psychiatric and neurologic disorders. Read more.
Community pharmacists and mental illness: a survey of service provision, stigma, attitudes and beliefs
The results of a CPNP Foundation-sponsored study about stigma and community pharmacists have been published in the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. The paper, Community pharmacists and mental illness: a survey of service provision, stigma, attitudes and beliefs, is the culmination of a research project between the Foundation and collaborators at Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy. Read more.
The CPNP Foundations thrives because of its donors, and this month, we would especially like to thank Carla Cobb, PharmD, BCPP, who has joined as the newest member of the Foundation's Legacy Partner's Society by making a planned gift to the Foundation. Read more.
The CPNP Foundation is proud to announce the continued funding of student registration and travel grants to CPNP’s annual meeting. CPNP 2019 will be held April 7-10 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the Foundation will provide scholarships for up to 20 students. Read more.
The StigmaFree Me! Discussion Den at CPNP 2018, led by CPNP Foundation Board Member Carol Ott and CPNP Member Suzie Harris, was an impactful session that focused on the underpinnings of stigma. The facilitators offered tips on how to Be Aware and Be StigmaFree, and these tips have been compiled into an informative and useful infographic all are encouraged to use and share. Read more.
The summer has flown by and for many of us, it is time to think about Back to School shopping. If Back to School shopping is part of your end of summer routine, please consider shopping with Amazon Smile. When you shop at Amazon Smile, Amazon donates to the CPNP Foundation. Read more.