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.

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

Quote on mental health: Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When "I" is replaced by "We", Illness become wellness. -Shannon L.Alder www.HealthyPlace.com

Quote on mental health: Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When "I" is replaced by "We", Illness become wellness. -Shannon L.Alder www.HealthyPlace.com

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.

Depression is a Liar. 3 important must-knows if you or a loved one is dealing with depression. A glimpse at my experience and my husband's depression as a pastor. www.saraborgstede.com

Depression is a Liar

Depression is a Liar. 3 important must-knows if you or a loved one is dealing with depression. A glimpse at my experience and my husband's depression as a pastor. www.saraborgstede.com

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.

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.

11 Quotes That Perfectly Sum Up The Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

11 Quotes That Perfectly Sum Up The Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

"It is an odd paradox that a society, which can now speak openly and unabashedly about topics that were once unspeakable, still remains largely silent when it comes to mental illness." - Glenn Close

They say what doesn't kill ya makes ya stronger. Maybe taking the boogeyman out of mental illness will make a real difference.

They say what doesn't kill ya makes ya stronger. Maybe taking the boogeyman out of mental illness will make a real difference.

When You're 'Too Functional' to Have Your Mental Illness Taken Seriously

When You're 'Too Functional' to Have Your Mental Illness Taken Seriously

When You're 'Too Functional' to Have Your Mental Illness Taken Seriously. This isn't me whatsoever but posting for other reasons -N

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