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Anxiety and Depression 101

Labeling: Mental illness is definitely something labeled in society. Sometimes people refer to individuals with mental illness as being "mentally retarded" or "psycho." People may label these individuals as "less of a person" than a person without a mental illness. These labels go on and on, like things such as "crazy", "mad", "stupid", etc. People may also consider these individuals as a danger to society if they are not medicated, hospitalized, or are in public without proper supervision.

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It's Scary How Accurate These 23 Tweets Are About Dating And Relationships

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from Pennsylvania Echoes

great acheivers with mental illness poster

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Mental illness is not a personal weakness, but it does interfere with your personal happiness. Talk to your doctor and get the help you need. You deserve it. You really do ♥

Mental illness is not a personal weakness, but it does interfere with your personal happiness. Talk to your doctor and get the help you need. You deserve it. You really do ♥

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Mental Health Blog Day: Stigma & Seeking Mental Health Services

My post for Mental Health Blog Day "Stigma & Seeking Mental Health Services" (Image via Elizabeth Miller on Pinterest)

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STIGMA erodes confidence that mental illnesses are real, treatable health conditions. We have allowed stigma to erect barriers around effective treatment and recovery. It is time to take those barriers down!

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31 Books That Will Help You Better Understand Mental Illness And Disorders

Whether you live with mental illness or know someone who does, these books might help you make sense of it.

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