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It takes a celebrity to raise awareness for Mental Health th

It takes a celebrity to raise awareness for Mental Health this upsets me. Why is it that people are afraid to talk about Mental Health. I found this article the other yesterday and well at least there is awareness
https://www.democracynow.org/2018/6/11/123_deaths_a_day_inside_the

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Jun 14

What an informative link! The statistics on suicide are very alarming.

Seems there has always been a stigma in regards to mental health. My gosh, going back into history people who suffered were placed in institutions and experimented on. There was a woman that was a Psychiatrist that towards the end of her career announced she was bipolar. It shocked the entire psychiatric community. I can only imagine how much she suffered having to keep that a secret. The whole thing aggravates me because physical health affects mental health and mental affects physical. For some reason, people cannot understand that. Good post @Fifty97!

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Jun 14

@Ducktape
The CDC made it public that suicide rates have been rising across the country. I think one of the many problems people are afraid of asking for help is mainly they can't afford some type of counseling or a therapist. It's all due to not having a good health care here in the U.S.
https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2018/p0607-suicide-prevention.html

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