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Why Labels Can Be Harmful When You Have Mental Illness

With each new diagnosis and label, understanding and accepting myself became even more challenging.

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My Son’s Breakup Was About My Mental Illness

I tell my son that a loving partner is someone who won’t let stigma get in the way of loving you.

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How I Dealt with Mental Health Discrimination in the Church

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My Experience with Diagnostic Overshadowing

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Overcoming Stigma: Helping People Accept Their Mental Illness Diagnoses

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How Kate Spade’s Suicide Opened My Eyes to the Impact of Stigma

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Veterans’ Mental Health Myths That Should Be Dispelled

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How the Mental Health Community Can Support Black Mental Health

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Accepting My Sexuality in Eating Disorder Recovery

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Stereotypes and Seeking Care in a Racialized America

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