“If the mentally ill just wanted help, they could get it.”
When it comes to mental health in the US, we often get it wrong. And these popular misconceptions influence everything from harmful stereotypes about mentally ill people to what we think it takes to fix the system.
This video sets the record straight on mental health stigma. Spread the word to help change society’s perceptions and create a safe, more supportive society for people with mental health needs.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- Your Mental Health Is More Important Than Your Grades – 5 Lessons to Help You Prioritize It
- 5 Mental Health Lies That Might Be Keeping You From Getting Help