Stop The Stigma : The Realities Of Mental Health: There are some widespread misconceptions about mental health disorders. People think the cure for depression is to “keep your chin up,” that addiction is simple weakness, and that obsessive-compulsive disorder is humorous. Let’s set the record straight about how this stigma actually affects the lives of people living with mental health issues with this infographic from Visual.ly.
Mental Health is an important issue that can affect anyone. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. People who suffer with mental illness need to know they are not alone! This #WellnessWednesday we take a look at celebrities who are speaking up to counter societal stigma and bias regarding mental illness! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/celebrity-mental-illness-quotes_us_5617e500e4b0dbb8000e37d7
Quote on mental health stigma: You cannot recover from anxiety by just staying calm. You cannot recover from depression by just being positive. You cannot recover from anorexia nervosa by just eating more. If mental illnesses were that simple we wouldn’t be struggling in the first place. www.HealthyPlace.com