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Handling the stigma of mental illness

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STIGMA – And Mental Illness

living in stigma

What is stigma?

When someone appears to be different than us, we may view him or her in a negative stereotyped manner.  People who have identities that society values negatively are said to be stigmatized.

Stigma is a reality for people with a mental illness, and they report that how others judge them is one of their greatest barriers to a complete and satisfying life.  Society feels uncomfortable about mental illness. It is not seen like other illnesses such as heart disease and cancer.

Due to inaccuracies and misunderstandings, people have been led to believe that an individual with a mental illness has a weak character or is inevitably dangerous.  Mental illness can be called the invisible illness.  Often, the only way to know whether someone has been diagnosed with a mental illness is if they tell you.  The majority of the public is unaware of how many…

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Staying Strong!

Youth Of A Nation:Bent not Broke

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The sun will shine tomorrow
The rain will somehow end
This is not only a promise
It’s just the way it is

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I’m going to miss his movies

RIP Robin

The world is going to miss you!!!!

The world is going to miss you!!!!

Alive!!

You think I’m weak,

I think you’re wrong.

I’m the strongest person I know, 

I’m still alive ain’t I?

Tears Of A Loved One

crazy on the inside

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living with borderline (BPD)

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