There are many people who undeniably have dissociative disorders but due to speculation and stigma are repeatedly let down. It isn’t just psychiatry that can change this – the wider public can help, by recognition, validation and acceptance.
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Are you one of the many people who use the words and interchangeably? There are certainly similarities between these two professions—both are trained to help people with problems. But there are also important differences.
Last year more than Americans died by suicide. of those Americans lived with mental illness and of them experienced stigma. Stigma may exist, but so do we. It's time to eliminate the mental health stigma.
He is 14 and hears voices. He's been hospitalized more than 20 times. Stephanie Escamilla is tired of seeing the country focus on the mentally ill only when there's a national tragedy. So she -- and her son -- are telling their story.
People with Chronic pain & illness want you to know. The eye rolls always piss me off, like, yeah, I hurt too OR I'm tired/struggling/in pain & hurting too. You "normal people" can't have the slightest idea what I'm dealing with & I hope you never do.