The phrase “stigma of mental illness” is at once overused and not understood.
What does it mean?
Why does it matter?
Why should you care?
In the second of a 3-part series on how negative associations
with mood-disorder diagnoses negatively impact those of us who live with them,
we ask a number of past guests if stigma is evident to them, and if so, in what ways.
Remember: While depression is not a choice, ignorance and stigma are.