Wopanaak Language & Cultural Weetyoo, Inc.

Wôpanâôt8âôk (Wampanoag Language) Wellness Initiative

“This grants supports a language-based approach to tribal wellness relating to mental health and substance use prevention.”

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Mashpee, MA
AMOUNT: $63,840 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2017

The phrases "Join the Conversation" and "Let's Talk Stigma" on either side of a microphone.


Join the Conversation: An Anti-Stigma Campaign

Back in the fall of 2015, a coalition of Erie County-based behavioral health providers, agencies, and funders began to take shape. The group, coming together as the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition, dedicated itself to addressing the negative perceptions that so many continue to have about mental health challenges and people who deal with these challenges. … Continued