We know that mental illness is not something that happens to other people. It touches us all. Why then is mental illness met with so much misunderstanding and fear?" - Tipper Gore
"We can take care of our dental health. We don't take care of our mental health... I think the solution to making this world better is if we would just be healthy, mentally." - Howie Mandel
I think it's really important to de-stigmatize mental illness in any form. I think there's a lot of people that are carrying around guilt and shame and baggage for sh*t that doesn't matter. Everybody is going through something that they've had to overcome." - Mary Lambert
"No one would ever say that someone with a broken arm or a broken leg is less than a whole person, but people say that or imply that all the time about people with mental illness." - Elyn R. Saks
"You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle." - Julian Seifter
"What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, more unashamed conversation about illnesses that affect not only the individuals, but their families as well." - Glenn Close
"It is an odd paradox that a society, which can now speak openly and unabashedly about topics that were once unspeakable, still remains largely silent when it comes to mental illness." - Glenn Close
11 Quotes That Perfectly Sum Up The Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness
The only shameful thing about mental illness is the stigma attached to it. A lack of understanding when it comes to these disorders can leave sufferer...
Mental Health Support, Resources & Information
The next time someone tells you that mental illness is all in you head.Tell them well, where else is it going to be, my kidneys!