1 in 6 adults suffers from brain-related illness such as depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD and schizophrenia. It’s likely that someone you work with, are related to or share some part of your life with, is suffering right now. Maybe you aren’t even aware of this because of the huge stigma some people still place on mental illness.
Bring change 2 mind.org is a national anti-stigma campaign “working to eradicate the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness through widely distributed Public Education Materials based on the latest scientific insights and measured for effectiveness”. Click here for more details
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