“If Physical Health Problems Were Treated Like Mental Health Problems”

This video highlights how mental illness is belittled compared to the more observable physical ailments that people experience. By treating mental illness as a fake illness or telling someone that “it’s all in your head”, we make it even more difficult for those who struggle with it to step out and get help. We create and foster fear for those struggling when we express negative attitudes towards mental illness. We need to understand that just because mental illness isn’t always outwardly apparent, doesn’t mean that it isn’t important or that it doesn’t exist.

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