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Let's Talk About Mental Illness

Let's Talk About Mental Illness

  There's a good reason why IFHP's mission is to spread awareness of mental health issues. That's because there is still so much stigma attached to mental illness - those of us who suffer are routinely made to feel "other" by society. We're pushed to the fringes, excluded, degraded. We're told that we're "not normal." Here's a secret: Normal doesn't exist. There's no one ideal to reach for. Every one of us is beautifully unique, and sometimes that beauty comes with cracks and blemishes. That damage is nothing to be ashamed of, and the only way to get this message...

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