The Stigma Surrounding Mental Health


Having spent many years in the military I saw the stigma surrounding mental health on a regular basis. Anyone who had a mental health problem was viewed as weak, lazy or faking. However, I have also seen some big strides in fighting this stigma in the forms of mental health education programs in which I […]

The Fear and Indifference

As a species we are naturally judgemental and we fear and dismiss what we don’t understand. When someone twists an ankle or breaks an arm, we know exactly what the issue is and how to help for the most part. When someone has a mental health problem or crisis we cannot readily identify what the […]