Refuse to be silent - it's time to talk. Stigma is defined as "a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person." The stigma associated with mental illness is that it is difficult to know what to say. Practice. Yes, practice saying the truth to yourself & then it will come easier when the opportunity arises to share a bit of information about your mental illness

Refuse to be silent - it's time to talk. Stigma is defined as "a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person." The stigma associated with mental illness is that it is difficult to know what to say. Practice. Yes, practice saying the truth to yourself & then it will come easier when the opportunity arises to share a bit of information about your mental illness

People do not understand that mental illnesses, such as depression, are actual chemical imbalances in your body. They are not brought on by choice.

11 Things To Stop Shaming People For

People do not understand that mental illnesses, such as depression, are actual chemical imbalances in your body. They are not brought on by choice.

11 Quotes That Perfectly Sum Up The Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

11 Quotes That Perfectly Sum Up The Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

Over the past couple of years, I've had to come to terms with not only several mental illness diagnoses but also their associated stigma. Say what you will -- that there is no such thing as stigma ass.

Quote on mental health stigma - To not have your suffering recognized is an almost unbearable form of violence.

Quote on mental health stigma - To not have your suffering recognized is an almost unbearable form of violence.

Here’s a collection of insightful tips for people with a mental illness. These…

30 Tips for People With a Mental Illness from Those Who Have Been There

Here’s a collection of insightful tips for people with a mental illness. These…

This is a quick video of how stigma can be attached to many mental disorders. Stigma plays a role in your life without you to even realize. In this video, it will help you understand what stigma is, how it may affect you and ways you can decrease it.

This is a quick video of how stigma can be attached to many mental disorders. Stigma plays a role in your life without you to even realize. In this video, it will help you understand what stigma is, how it may affect you and ways you can decrease it.

If the world were honest about mental health, we'd say that mental illness isn't the issue: our treatment of mental illness is.

If the world were honest about mental health, we'd say that mental illness isn't the issue: our treatment of mental illness is.

So so true.If the world were honest about mental health, we’d say that mental illness isn’t the issue: our treatment of mental illness is.

Sometimes there will be a negative association attached to a mental health challenge and that is called a stigma. These associations tend to just see the person as their disorder and not as an individual. This pin supports the end of using stigma to characterize individuals who are so much more than their disorder.

Sometimes there will be a negative association attached to a mental health challenge and that is called a stigma. These associations tend to just see the person as their disorder and not as an individual. This pin supports the end of using stigma to characterize individuals who are so much more than their disorder.

7 Things I Wish People Knew About Mental Illness

7 Things I Wish People Knew About Mental Illness

I love all of my friends and family who have been there supporting me though my eating disorder ,Bdd and horrible anxiety issues

If you're on drugs for your mental illness, there's nothing wrong with that. Meds are like glasses for your brain.

If you're on drugs for your mental illness, there's nothing wrong with that. Meds are like glasses for your brain.

"Going to a counsellor/therapist when you're feeling down should be as normal as going to the doctor when you have a cold. Why is there such a stigma around mental health. "

"Going to a counsellor/therapist when you're feeling down should be as normal as going to the doctor when you have a cold. Why is there such a stigma around mental health. "

61 Million Americans Have This Major Health Issue. Here's Why You'll Never Know Who They Are.

61 Million Americans Have This Major Health Issue. Here's Why You'll Never Know Who They Are.

These Photos Expose The Ways People With Mental Illness Are Shamed

These Photos Expose The Ways People With Mental Illness Are Shamed

Help fight the stigma- keep these words in mind, whether you suffer with mental illness or love someone who does

Help fight the stigma- keep these words in mind, whether you suffer with mental illness or love someone who does

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