HEALTH | Mental Health Awareness: Commonly Mistaken Disorders

Submitted by Monya Tomlinson on 05/17/18 01:14:00 PM

Phrases that reference psychiatric diagnoses (i.e. I'm so OCD, or the weather is Bipolar, or he is schizo) are often thrown around in flippant and inappropriate ways. These statements further encourage the stigma related to mental illness and often undermine the experiences of people who actually suffer from these disorders. 

Sihlouette image of mental disorders

When mental illness is trivialized, it makes having a mental illness that much harder for those living with the ... Read More