When most people think of mental illness there is a stigma that comes with the term. Most people have negative "thoughts" about it. There are so many stereotypes out there about people who suffer from a mental illness. Lindsay Holmes, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, has put together a few stats that prove that mental illness is not just a personal issue but it is an issue for everyone.
Mental illness is a topic that a lot of people don't know a lot about. There is a stigma on mental illness, and people develop their views of mental illness based on that. A common mental health stigma is that it's all in the person's head, and if that it's all mind over matter. For some people this may be the case. However, for most people dealing with mental illness this is not the case. Lindsay Holmes, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, has a list of some scientific studies, that suggest mental illnesses are a biological, physical condition.
Those who suffer from a mental illness have been stigmatized for years. Luckily, as we are about to enter 2016, people are learning more about mental illnesses and learning to say goodbye to the stereotypes of those with a mental illness. Rachel Griffin, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, says there are 9 main reasons we all need to stop putting a stigma on those with a mental illness.
It is becoming more known that mental illness is more common than people might think. According to Amy Morin, a contributor writer for Huffington Post, one in five Americans experience a mental health problem sometime in their life. Unfortunately, there are so many misconceptions when it comes to mental illnesses. Here are five lies about mental health that could be ruining your mental health.
Mental illness is more common than most people think. There are also many negative stereotypes when it comes to mental illnesses. Lindsay Holmes, a contributor writer for the Huffngton Post, has a list of some myths about mental illness that people still believe.