Seven honest stories of mental illness, stigma, and recovery to read this Mental Health Awareness Month

Medium - 05-10


Every May for Mental Health Awareness Month, social media platforms overflow with statistics and information about mental illness that, while important, can provide an over-medicalized outlook on the complex reality of living with any of these conditions. When we condense the complexity of mental health into numbers, we risk depersonalizing this very human experience and contributing to social stigma.