STIGMA & INCLUSION: The Stigma of Mental Illness is Making Us Sicker.

Stigma leads to isolation which leads to those with a mental illness to get sicker. ‘Crazy’, ‘weird’, and ‘dangerous’ are all common terms used when referring to those with a mental illness. Michael Friedman PH.D of Psychology Today talks about how the majority of people hold negative attitudes towards mental illness and how stigma creates social distancing. To view this article, click here.