Check out Prince William and Lady Gaga as they team up to end the silence about the importance of mental health treatment.
Prince William & Lady Gaga
Prominent figures talk to their younger selves:
Child Mind Institutes’s Month of May Media Campaign to Help Decrease Stigma
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No easy answers. Sadly, actually walking in the shoes of a problem heightens one's understanding and compassion. Read the links within the article, too.
"In the wake of his son's death, Deeds set out to fix Virginia's mental health system — and this July, a law he championed went into effect.
Virginia and New York have both enacted legislation to require schools to include mental health-related issues as part of physical education and health courses. Virginia will mandate the development of a mental health curriculum for high schools, while New York will require it to be covered throughout K-12 classes." ... See more
A slight lens shift here but one that takes into account the despair that a depressed person feels. The sense that they're not worthy. Reaching out is extremely difficult and often those suffering don't feel it could help. So.....
"If you're concerned about someone, pick up the phone and tell them. Don't know what to say? Tell them that, too. Often it's not what you say but the fact that you said something at all that can make someone feel like they are connected to something larger than themselves." ... See more
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