Reblogged article: We ALL Have Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It

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It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week and tomorrow, October 10, is World Mental Health Day.

So let’s talk about it!

Yesterday I had a wonderful opportunity to speak to a group of elementary, middle school, and high school counselors about mental illness. I’m a presenter for Ending the Silence, a mental health awareness program by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

An area we focused on is the importance of awareness not only among students, but parents and school staff as well. It takes a village. The mental health conversation must be open.

One of the middle school counselors told me something that at first, surprised me. She said the number of students she sees for social and emotional issues (anxiety, depression, etc.) FAR surpass those she counsels for academic reasons. Years ago, it was the exact opposite. And this is middle grade.

I suppose this really isn’t so surprising…

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11 thoughts on “Reblogged article: We ALL Have Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It

  1. It’s even more important to tackle this stuff while young!

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    1. That’ right – and to fight the stigma of being “strange” or “crazy” for just being human.

      Have a lovely evening:)

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  2. It is astounding how much stigma exists in 2019!

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    1. Let’s get rid of it all! That won’t happen over night for sure but it is a great goal to work on:)

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  3. Talking about mental health issues is very important! Especially to our youth, I think they go through so much.

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    1. Especially with all these picture-perfect insta-stars and starlets – it can be so devastating to confuse their behaviour with how humans really are. Thank you for taking the time to read:)

      All the best
      Laureen

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  4. Amazing article and wonderful change you inspire!

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    1. Thank you very much for the lovely compliment:) All the credit goes to the author:)

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