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In our meeting with @albornoz_gabe and @MCDHHSDirector, we discussed the importance of advocacy and #stoppingthestigma with mental health. I figure it’s worthwhile to discuss ways to reduce the stigma around mental health. Short 🧵
1- Talk about it.

This is the easiest way to talk about mental health. Talk about it. Normalize discussing anxiety, depression, distress, etc., especially now. There’s a lot of uncertainty and that can yield anxiety. It’s ok to feel anxious and to talk about it.
2- Listen and don’t problem solve.

Often when someone starts discussing mental health, the tendency is to change the topic or give them ways to “fix it.” All this does is discourages the discussion and increase the negative stigma of mental health. Next time someone brings up
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