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Stigma in mental health – it’s everywhere!

Apart from the obvious suffering endured by people with depression and anxiety, many people still have misconceptions about mental health problems[1]. The most common fallacies are that there is no treatment for mental health problems; mental health problems are caused by personal weaknesses; that people with mental disorders are incapable of making decisions for themselves or running their own lives;...

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Mental health – It’s time to talk about it

Is it time to talk about mental health? Most people will have had some experience with mental health disorders (such as depression and anxiety), whether it is personal or through their family, friends, or work colleagues. In 2017, more than 971 million people of all ages were affected by mental health problems, equating to approximately 1 in 8 people in...

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