stigma

People with mental illness represent one of the most deeply stigmatized groups in our culture. Learn more about it here.

Winnie Rugambaa year ago
Dear Africans, Mental Health is a Thing
Dear Africans, I write this with a heavy heart and as much as I know that mental health is a global issue, I write specifically to Africans because I am one and because I am familiar with the root cau...
Common Myths About Psychosis
Mental illness is heavily stigmatized, often to the point of it being a taboo subject. Though the medical community can tell you that keeping stigma is a prime reason why people are dissuaded from see...
S Pa year ago
Living in a Blameless World Part 1
The above is a version of a common meme that we all have seen online and it is essentially saying that the only treatment that you need for mental health issues is to walk them off and forget that the...
What It's Really Like to Have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is widely heard of and spoken about. Yet it is also one of the most misunderstood disorders at the same time. So many people jokingly describe moments of fussiness ...
S Pa year ago
Living in a Blameless World Part 3
“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” – Carl Jung “Becoming acquainted with yourself is a price well worth paying for the love that will really address your needs.'" – Daphne R...