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Does Utah culture have a stigma toward mental illness?

I still don’t understand why mental illness has the degree of stigma associated to it that it does. we sense the complexity of such matters when we hear professionals speak of neuroses and psychoses, of genetic predispositions and chromosome defects, of bipolarity and paranoia and schizophrenia. However bewildering this all may be, these afflictions are […]

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MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS WEEK

Today is the beginning of mental illness awareness week. All this week the Mental Health America is going to be discussing some of the major illnesses that people face and struggle with. Them being: anxiety, which is the most common of them all, guys, I can’t stress it with you guys enough, I struggle with […]

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How my family and friends react to my mental illness

How my family and friends react to my mental illness

>>Yvonne: My mental illness is schizo-affective disorder. When I am unwell it affects my moods and my perception. But fortunately it is treatable. People think that mental illness is a rare – a very rare thing. That is not true; at least one in every four people have mental health issues really at any point […]

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