In the final episode in our stigma series, we explore the benefits of reducing the stigma around depression. This is not our dream. It is our mission.
As we share our stories, we cast a lifeboat to those still suffering alone. And as you hear them, we hope gain both understanding and empathy.
“To take the stigma away would provide so many more opportunities to ask for help.”
“Having visibility and representation around an issue makes it more manageable.”
“I think when the public perception is ‘Oh, it’s a disease of the brain vs. a character disorder,’ you’re going to find more people willing to support it…”