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Self stigma
  When I first began to struggle with mental health issues in secondary school, I was so scared that people would find out. So scared that I would be judged for this, as up until then, it had always been portrayed as something to be ashamed of, something that should be a secret. It was...
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  What’s the point? A look at Self Stigma Last week Adrian wrote piece for us on prejudice, this week he is sharing some thoughts on self stigma. It is important to recognize that with stigma, self stigma is something that a person can also experience. “There’s a promotion opportunity in my company, but there’s...
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See Change Ambassador Ellen Downey writes: There are so many support groups for people suffering with mental health difficulties in Ireland today. If you look, you’ll probably find one within a town radius….if you look… I often looked up support groups, would find one and then convince myself that if i went that the people...
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I don’t know why I am writing this but I just have it in my head I have to get it down on paper. Lately it has only truly dawned on me how little people know about mental illness. This has really struck me by something one of my very good friends said. We were...
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About the Make a Ripple campaign This series of blog posts are part of the See Change Make a Ripple campaign, an initiative to help end the stigma of mental health problems by sharing experiences and building public understanding. If you’d like to tell your story, you can visit the Make a Ripple stories portal. If...
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Read June’s experience of mental health problems and recovery. June is working with See Change to help end the stigma of mental health problems About the Make a Ripple campaign This series of blog posts are part of the See Change Make a Ripple campaign, an initiative to help end the stigma of mental health...
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About the Make a Ripple campaign This series of blog posts are part of the See Change Make a Ripple campaign, an initiative to help end the stigma of mental health problems by sharing experiences and building public understanding. If you’d like to tell your story, you can visit the Make a Ripple stories portal. If...
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