BERKELEY -- Stephen Hinshaw, a psychology professor at UC Berkeley, will talk about families dealing with mental illness at a lecture Nov. 14 sponsored by Congregation Beth El.

The lecture, titled "Stigma, Families and Mental Illness: Is Change Possible?" will discuss the reasons for stigma attached to mental illness, its effects and how to combat it.

Hinshaw is the author of "The Mark of Shame: Stigma of Mental Illness and an Agenda for Change ."

The lecture will be held at Congregation Beth El, 1301 Oxford St., Berkeley, and is open to the public.

For more information, call 510-848-3988.




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