Mass shootings, TV villains, personal motivation – conversations about all of these things and more reveal some common stereotypes about what the public thinks of mentally ill people.
But Celia Edell’s debunking some of the most popular stereotypes, and the information she shares here just might surprise you.
Find out what lies we’re being told to make these myths so hard to get rid of – and what you can do to address the terrible impact.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- Sociopaths, Borderlines, and Psychotics: 3 Mental Illnesses We Must Stop Hating On
- 9 Affirmations You Deserve to Receive If You Have a Mental Illness
Celia Edell is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism, a freelance writer, and feminist philosopher. She holds a Masters degree in Philosophy from the University of Sheffield in England and is currently doing her PhD in Philosophy at McGill University in Montreal. Her interests include critical race theory, mental health awareness, and bad made-for-TV movies. She tweets and blogs under the name @ceedling.