Do you know someone with a mental illness?

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1 in 5 people live with a mental illness.
 
May is Mental Health Awareness Month.
Stop the stigma – and the silence – and show support for someone in need of understanding.
 
Silence – it makes the mental health stigma even worse. Learn what to say.
 
 
 
 
Do you know what to say?
 
“We’ve all been there.”
“It could be worse.”
“I’m here for you when you need me.”
“Thanks for opening up to me.”
Stop mental illness stigma. Learn what to say.
 
 
 
Mental health stigma causes many people
to wait up to 10 years before seeking treatment.
 
 
 
Mental illnesses can affect anyone, regardless of age, race, religion or income.
 
 
 
Mental illnesses are real, common and treatable.
 
 
 
Can you recognize mental illness stigma?
 
Have you ever distanced yourself from someone after learning they have a mental illness? This is one of 10 important questions to ask yourself. Take the quiz.
 
 
Take action.
 
It’s time to spread the word, stop the stigma around mental illness and #MakeItOK. Find resources at MakeItOK.org.
 
 


 
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