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This year during Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), from Oct. 2–8, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is sharing real-life stories from people with mental illness focused on “What I Wish I Had Known.”
Storytelling is a compelling way to break through the stigma that makes it so difficult for many to come forward and get help. Experiences sends the message that there is a community of people who care and understand what you’re going through.