Stigma - compare responses for mental health or physical health issues
People do not understand that mental illnesses, such as depression, are actual chemical imbalances in your body. They are not brought on by choice.
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Events and Issues - Discrimination
Mental illness does not discriminate - it knows no age limits, economic status, race, creed or colour
Equality and Diversity
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Compassion for either would be nice - diabetes is misunderstood just like mental illness :'( why did I get a double whammy!!
It's just so bizarre how if you have diabetes, you take diabetes medication. But as soon as you have to take medication for your mind, it's such a stigma behind it.
So true. Let's not diagnose our friends and family. To label someone is refusing to see them as an individual.
Bipolar, mental illness, depression..... meds. Mental health is an issue that needs to end. End it at http://www.fuzeus.com
If the world were honest about mental health, we'd say that mental illness isn't the issue: our treatment of mental illness is.