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Mental Health Awareness Month: Seven Things to be Aware of


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https://www.madinamerica.com/2017/05/mental-health-awareness-month-seven-things-aware/

 

In this piece for Truthout, Noel Hunter lists seven facts it is important to be cognizant of during Mental Health Awareness Month, from the influence of trauma, abuse, and structural inequality on our lives to the myth of the chemical imbalance.

 

This is not just a matter of mundane perspective or ideology. The current framework for addressing human suffering has major consequences. In fact, the biological illness model perpetuated by anti-stigma campaigns is actually associated with increased prejudice and decreased empathy. Even doctors resort to thoughts of wanting to kill themselves when they believe that their emotional struggles are the result of neurons and over which they have no control.

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