I think schools should have a mandatory mental health class that you get a credit for , where you learn about depression, anxiety, eating disorders, schizophrenia, and other mental disorders. And you also learn good coping skills and ways to get help.
I hate when people say there mood is so bipolar. You have no idea what you are talking about. It is a chronic mental illness that is beyond difficult to deal with at times! ~ Bipolar & all mental illnesses are not anyone's fault. They cannot control it. You can just live with it as best you can.
STIGMA erodes confidence that mental illnesses are real, treatable health conditions. We have allowed stigma to erect barriers around effective treatment and recovery. It is time to take those barriers down!
This is a quick video of how stigma can be attached to many mental disorders. Stigma plays a role in your life without you to even realize. In this video, it will help you understand what stigma is, how it may affect you and ways you can decrease it.