Why is challenging stigma the most important part of what I do?

Stigma stops people thinking about Mental Health
Stigma stops people learning about Mental Health
Stigma stops people recognising when their mental health is deteriorating
Stigma stops people recognising when their friends / family are suffering
Stigma stops people accepting they have a Mental Health issue
Stigma stops people telling their friends they are struggling
Stigma stops people telling their partners they are in pain
Stigma stops people telling their employer there is a problem
Stigma stops people asking for help
Stigma stops people going to their doctor
Stigma stops people attending appointments
Stigma stops people taking anti depressants
Stigma stops people going for counselling
Stigma stops people believing little things can help
Stigma stops people asking their employers for workplace adjustments
Stigma stops employers recruiting staff with mental health issues
Stigma stops employers treating staff with mental health issues fairly
Stigma stops employers supporting staff with mental health issues
Stigma stops employers retaining staff with disabilities
Stigma stops people being able to stay in work
Stigma stops people being able to get support if they are unemployed due to mental health issues
Stigma stops people offering support when they see someone with mental health issues in distress
Stigma stops people getting better
Stigma stops people getting help
Stigma stops people living the lives they deserve
Stigma kills

 

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