We hear a lot about Stigma, especially in relation to mental health. But what exactly is it?
According to www.seechange.ie, stigma:
Basically it refers to the judgement or fear of judgement that often stops people from talking about the difficulties they might be experiencing. Loads more info on it here.
Abigail, who has written for us many times on mental health (here, here, here, here, and here) is also an ambassador for Seechange, and is passionate about removing the stigma around mental health, so that we can share our experiences, support each other, and start to heal.
Abigail also had a great podcast on mental health, which is positive, honest and encouraging. You can check out her latest episode on stigma here.
Seechange have just rolled out their 7th annual Green Ribbon campaign. See keep an eye out for the ribbons and lets start talking more about the things that get us down x