Did you know that approximately 75% of people with a mental illness report that they have experienced stigma? When someone is confronted with mental health stigma, they often feel experience feelings of shame, hopelessness, and may be reluctant to seek help. Here is a short video that you can share with family and friends on how you can help break the stigma around mental health!
Everyone has a role in reducing stigma around mental health. We can show compassion and tolerance, as well as offer our support to our loved ones through social inclusion, reduce discrimination, and recovery.
For more information, visit https://deconstructingstigma.org/.