Viewed as having characteristic contrary to the norm of society
Unfavorable consequences it creates, like hopelessness and isolation.
As lacking positive attributes on people with a mental health condition
Perpetuating about the illness destructive ideas and myths
Bias opinions that can damage social relationships and participation.
Untreated mental illness often has a harmful consequence
It’s crucial to accept, be willing to ask for help
Combat stigma by knowing the facts; educate yourself.
Focus on the positive; desist from immoderate worrying
While the ultimate effect of stigmatization is social exclusion
The solution to ending this stigma is the appropriate education.