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Trying to end the stigma of mental illness

editor@millertonnews.com

HARLEM VALLEY — Stigma. It’s a problem for those suffering from mental illness hoping for relief. It keeps people from being diagnosed. It keeps people from seeking help. It keeps people from openly discussing their troubles. 

Fighting stigma is at the heart of this year’s campaign by the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), which has advocated for awareness and treatment of the mentally ill for years. The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month — an ideal time to address the stigma related to the mental health discourse.

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