Don’t Sweep Anxiety Under the Rug

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Meet Hannah Tran, a beautiful and gracious young woman who volunteered to share the unique challenges she faces as a Vietnamese-American supporting her teenage sister who is struggling with mental illness. Although rooted in a culture that views mental disorders as weaknesses to be swept under the rug, Hannah sees them as obstacles to be […]

High School Bullying & Suicide: How to Protect Your Child

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“Art installation on Mental Illness” the advertisement read. The event was to take place at my niece’s high school, so even though we didn’t know exactly what “installation” meant or who the artist was, my sister and I decided go. There we met Olivia Stewart. Stewart is the young artist responsible for the art installation […]

Good News for Stigma Fighters

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The statistics are grim: 350 million people worldwide currently live with some form of depression. More than 50% (in many countries, more than 90%) do not receive treatment (WHO) Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the US age 18 and older 70% do not receive treatment (NAMI) One in four college students has a diagnosable […]