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The Real Way to End Stigma about Mental Health

The Real Way to End Stigma about Mental Health

It’s time for a radical and immediate change of our understanding of the signs that may mean someone is suffering a mental health disorder. Right now, we need to stop the blaming, shaming, and judgment that are too often our first response to behavior that is...

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Helping is (Usually) a Process Not an Event

Helping is (Usually) a Process Not an Event

So, you’ve stepped up to help someone in your life who is struggling with a mental health challenge. On behalf of everyone needing that help, thank you! Now, what might you expect? Sometimes, conveying “I’ve got you” means something as simple as offering encouragement...

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IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW FEEL(S) SUICIDAL, go to the emergency room, call a mental health professional who can talk to you NOW, or call the police and say you have a mental health crisis, not a criminal situation!

In the US, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

FIND INTERNATIONAL HOTLINES

Text HOME to The Crisis Textline at 741741. They are available 24/7 in the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, and Ireland.

See Also: HELPING SOMEONE WHO IS SUICIDAL