How Stigma Affects Mental Illness

by Leah Rose Schwebel on Oct 26, 2014 | Views: 137 | Score: 3
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Leah Rose Schwebel
Leah Rose Schwebel on Oct 26, 2014 9:55 PM said:

This chart shows the percentage of American people who are definitely, or unwilling to have someone with a mental illness: move next door, spend an evening socializing, become friends, work closely, or marry into the family. I think these rates are extremely high, and are mainly affected by the stigma that makes people believe mental illness cannot be understood. We need to take a stand!

Kathleen Reynolds
Kathleen Reynolds on Oct 26, 2014 10:06 PM said:

Surprisingly high numbers! I'd bet that many people already work with people who suffer from various mental illnesses and they don't even know it.

Leah Rose Schwebel
Leah Rose Schwebel on Oct 26, 2014 10:10 PM said:

I definitely agree with that! Sometimes people fail to realize that mental illness can be something very unnoticeable.

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