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Have you ever tried to tell someone that you’re struggling, only to have them dismiss you?
The stigma around mental illness makes it difficult to reach out for help far too often. But what would happen if we had more space for young people to actually open up about needing help?
The teens in this episode of Degrassi Group Chat show just how wise youth are about their own needs. They discuss what it’s like to deal with mental health issues and to get support.
The vital knowledge they share can also help you learn how to support someone who’s having a hard time.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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