Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness

December 4, 2018


What will help diminish or eliminate the stigma associated with Mental Illness?


A ~ awareness

C ~ compassion

E ~ education


Mental health disorders are medical conditions that disrupt a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others, and daily functioning. Just as diabetes is a disorder of the pancreas, mental illnesses are medical conditions of the brain that often result in a diminished capacity for coping with the ordinary demands of life.


Serious mental illnesses include major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The good news about mental illness is that recovery is possible.


Mental illnesses can affect persons of any age, race, religion, or income. Mental health disorders are not the result of personal weakness, lack of character, or poor upbringing. Mental illnesses are treatable. Most people diagnosed with a serious mental illness can experience relief from their symptoms by actively participating in an individual treatment plan.


Mental illness is thought to be caused by a combination of biological, psychological, and environmental factors.


By raising the awareness of available resources and support we can help alleviate the shame, guilt and condemnation that prevents those suffering from getting the help they need.

By educating ourselves, we can better render aid and/or support to our friends and loved ones who struggle with mental illness.


Please reload

Featured Posts

Creating Order Out of Chaos

July 31, 2019

Please reload

Recent Posts

August 24, 2019

July 27, 2019

December 4, 2018

April 9, 2017

October 13, 2015

Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Classic
  • Twitter Classic
  • Google Classic


  • Facebook Classic
  • Twitter Classic
  • c-youtube
  • Connect on LimkedIn

© 2014 by Future Impressons LLC Proudly REcreated by DESIGNEFXJC3

Disabled Veteran Owned Business