One of the factors that encourage the stigma of mental health is misinformation. In a world where reliable resources are hard to find, it’s important to be critical and proactive about being informed.
Mental illnesses are viewed as everything but illnesses. They are seen as temporary moods, defining labels for a person’s personality, and even attention-seeking tactics. In reality, mental illnesses are none of these things. Mental illnesses have socially, physically, mentally, and emotionally debilitating symptoms.
Here is a small video that covers the most prevalent misconceptions about mental health. If you have other sources you would like to share, feel free to comment below.