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Mental Health & Stigma – Know the Facts!

by Neseret on July 6, 2011

Stigma is ignorance. Stigma is fear. Stigma is guilt. Stigma is discrimination. Why is something so obviously wrong still so prevalent? The roots of stigma in our society are stubborn, reaching back to the beginnings of human history. Anyone whose behaviour was different was considered dangerous, and so those with mental diseases often became outcasts. […]