The stigma only exists if we all stay in the shadows. 20% of us live with mental health conditions and everyone is going through something, so there's nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, it's weird that we don't talk about it. Whether you share publicly or a with few loved ones, you'll build yourself a supportive community and inspire others to seek treatment and share their story – ultimately ending the stigma and saving lives.
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HOW TO SHARE YOUR STORY USING #MHLGAMEFACE
For those in a place to share publicly, here's what to do...
WHAT TO TALK ABOUT
These posts can be about anything mental health related. Ideas for what to share...
- Your entire mental health journey
- Treatments you've tried
- Motivation for your team and community
- Why mental health is important
- Tips for healthful living
THE #MHLGAMEFACE EFFECT
If 20,000 people share their story in 2019, we can end the stigma by 2020. We call this The #MHLGameFace Effect.