Reducing the Stigma of Mental Health

(upbeat music) (audience claps) – I have to tell you how excited I am to be here this morning. I have heard Judge Broderick a couple of times. Has anybody in the audience heard Judge Broderick before? Okay, so we got a couple of folks who have heard him. I have to tell you something. You are gonna be impressed […]

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LET’S TALK MENTAL ILLNESS: DEPRESSION, SUICIDE & ANXIETY.

Hey guys welcome back to my channel it is your girl Dutchy and in today’s video I am talking mental illness with a special guest! Hello! My name is Pug (Alex) and i’m with Dutchy today! And what sort of videos do you make on your channel? Shit videos. Yep, nice. He does like a bit of everything, he does […]

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What People Who Take Mental Health Medication Want You To Know

– Yeah, I’ve taken medication for ADHD. Say something. (laughter) (inspirational music) – Yeah, talking about medication for anxiety or depression, there’s definitely a stigma. – I take medicine for my ADHD. – I was panicky and sad at the same time. – I can feel so weird even at my own doctor’s office. I’m like, “Yeah, I’m here for […]

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Thriving With Mental Illness Pt. 3 | WBFO’s Mental Health Initiative

(music) I share my experience with everyone. It’s like the only way you can hurt me if I don’t share. So I’m going to share. Someone’s going to listen whether you want to or not. I remember at times in the home, I would seclude myself to one room until everyone left, then I would come out. I thought my […]

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Thriving With Mental Illness Pt. 2 | WBFO’s Mental Health Initiative

(music) I wouldn’t want to believe that I had a mental illness for like the longest. I think it comes down to that stigma of feeling there’s something wrong with you. No one wants to be deemed crazy Uncle Joe. A lot of people feel that they’re going to just flip out for no reason or attempt suicide. I think […]

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Rep. Napolitano rejects link between mental illness and gun violence

Welcome back. The gunman accused of murdering 22 people inside an El Paso Walmart allegedly confessed after surrendering to police. Authorities say, 21 year old Patrick Crusius told officers, “I’m the shooter.” They also say 16 he confessed that he was targeting Mexicans. David Johnson. Luis Juarez. El Paso High School students honored victims of the shooting. Students stood on […]

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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on mental health stigma

>>LIZ SZABO: How do we battle the, the stigma of mental illness and encourage people to get help for mental health issues and and to see mental health as part of their overall wellness?>>VIVEK H. MURTHY: That’s such an important question, the sad part is that many young people suffer in silence. And it takes on average ten years for […]

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StigmaWatch: Fighting mental health stigma

There are guidelines for the reporting of mental illness and suicide in Australia. Usually the media gets it right… but sometimes they don’t. That’s where you come in. By reporting unhelpful stories to StigmaWatch, you can stop stigma associated with mental health issues. For example, good journalism about mental illness or suicide avoids the myth that people with mental illness […]

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