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Editorial - Shatter stigma surrounding mental illness

Published 05/02/2012, Alexandria Echo Press

Stigma is defined in the dictionary as “a mark of shame or discredit – a stain.” Unfortunately, people who are coping with a mental health condition have to deal with stigmas every day. People judge them in all kinds of negative ways, making wrong, hurtful assumptions that only compound the problem, which is an illness not a defining personality trait.

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