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4 Ways You Might Accidentally Be Perpetuating Mental Health Stigma

Article from Teen Vogue by Molly Burford

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According to Molly Burford, "While the conversation surrounding mental illness is definitely improving in both its frequency and its sentiment, unfortunately, many still feel stigmatized. Despite how commonplace mental illness may be, those who experience it often face shame and discrimination from those around them based on these conditions."

This article gives four ways that people might be perpetuating the stigma surrounding mental health, and what can be done instead.

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Mental Health, adolescent, Health, self help, Stigma