The Stigma of Mental Illness

In an article written in Dec. 2012, re-posted on The Washington Post website, said that a study in 2007, found that stigma was a big reason for not going for help. Out of 303 mental health patients, sixty-six percent gave attitude as the reason. Forty-seven percent said the cost inhibited them.

Beyond The Fear:

Introduction: I decided to do an unscientific poll, by interviewing people in my apartment complex, as well, as putting the questions on my Facebook page. Out of the sixty-eight people living here at Tanyard Village Apartments, I asked nine questions…