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Anxiety and Depression 101

Labeling: Mental illness is definitely something labeled in society. Sometimes people refer to individuals with mental illness as being "mentally retarded" or "psycho." People may label these individuals as "less of a person" than a person without a mental illness. These labels go on and on, like things such as "crazy", "mad", "stupid", etc. People may also consider these individuals as a danger to society if they are not medicated, hospitalized, or are in public without proper supervision.

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26 Pieces of Advice That Have Actually Helped People With Mental Illness

Quote from Lyss Trayers that says, "You're going to carry this illness for the rest of your life. So you can either wallow in the weight of that, or you can fight for your only life and make it a good story."

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Mental illness is not a personal weakness, but it does interfere with your personal happiness. Talk to your doctor and get the help you need. You deserve it. You really do ♥

Mental illness is not a personal weakness, but it does interfere with your personal happiness. Talk to your doctor and get the help you need. You deserve it. You really do ♥

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Mental illness awareness board. An illness is labeled on top and when you flip up the page there is a celebrity who is afflicted with this illness.

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It's Scary How Accurate These 23 Tweets Are About Dating And Relationships

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great acheivers with mental illness poster

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Good overview/visual of OCD Wow. It's interesting to see this in writing. Almost 20 years of this.

STIGMA erodes confidence that mental illnesses are real, treatable health conditions. We have allowed stigma to erect barriers around effective treatment and recovery. It is time to take those barriers down!

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