Stigmas in Mental Illness. What is a stigma?. What is a stigma?. An attempt to label a particular group of people as less worthy of respect than others A mark of shame, disgrace or disapproval that results in discrimination
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Put the person before the illness – use phrases such “person with schizophrenia”.
Never use terms like crazy, lunatic, psycho, retarded, and correct people who do so
1. Use respectful language:
Spread understanding that these are illnesses like any other
2. Talk/ Teach about it:
Speak out and challenge stereotypes portrayed in the media.
Take it upon yourself to inform your community about the truth about mental illness
3. Become an Advocate: