From the Huffington Post:
The consequences of mental health stigma are extensive. It makes mental illness seem like a character flaw, which is totally untrue, and can prevent people from seeking support that could help them manage their condition.
The worst part? People contribute to that stigma a lot more than they might realize.
Most well-meaning people don’t purposefully act in a way that doesn’t show compassion for the millions of people who have mental health disorders.
Read the rest of this informative article: 5 Ways You’re Shaming Mental Illness And May Not Know It.