Why advocacy works: Take action against Stigma

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One aspect a person suffering from mental illness truly values is the support and compassion that is encounter when joining a mental health group or a community in a local area, online, etc…

We live in a society where the term “politically correct” is often misused to the extreme of excluding and marginalizing individuals who are in disadvantage. I believe this is one of the roots of stigma, political correctness should be the platform for compassion and utter understanding on someone’s else feelings and ideas. But of course, things have gotten out of hand especially on social media, and a lot of people have suffered the critical backlash and often hurtful examinations of their ideas and personal beliefs.

Mental health awareness has found its way to reach out all of us who live in a society where we often feel we do not belong because of various reasons. To re-structure your…

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