Breaking the Mental Health Stigma

A black female mental health care provider speaks to a group of adults in a circle during group therapy.

May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about mental illnesses and reducing the stigma surrounding them. In a world where physical health concerns often take center stage, it is crucial to emphasize the importance of emotional and behavioral conditions. Too often, these issues are swept under the rug…

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Why it Matters and What You Can Do to Help

A female mental health care provider consoles a black female patient.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to increase understanding and reduce stigma around mental illness. Mental health is an essential aspect of overall wellness, and it is important to understand that everyone has mental health, just like everyone has physical health. However, mental health challenges are often stigmatized and misunderstood, preventing people from…

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