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3 Common Mental Health Phrases We Should Have Retired Long Ago

I am a mental health advocate, who does a lot of presentations. Often my conversations touch on the topic of stigma toward mental illness. I regularly refer to the language we use when talking about it, and how when compared to other illnesses it is regularly treated shamefully.

I’ve talked and thought about this so much, I’ve gathered up quite a few ideas on it! I’d like to share these ideas now, in hopes that if you’ve ever been hurt by these words, you can know that hurt is reasonable. Additionally, I hope that this can be food for thought that will encourage folks to think about their language.

Not everyone will agree with my conclusions, that’s to be expected — I simply ask folks to take the time to carefully hear my perspective.

So

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I am a mental health advocate, who does a lot of presentations. Often my conversations touch on the topic of stigma toward mental illness. I regularly refer to the language we use when talking about it, and how when compared to other illnesses it is regularly treated shamefully.

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