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Fighting Stigma: How to Respond to Inappropriate and Insensitive Comments About Mental Health

Stigma and discrimination against mental health issues are unfortunately common. They often result from a combination of fear and misunderstanding, and can have harmful effects. Stigma and discrimination can cause people to hide mental illness and avoid talking about it. They can impact jobs, living situations and personal relationships.

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