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Speaking Out About Mental Health

Posted by medpin@aol.com on January 2, 2017 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

"Asking for help when you're struggling is a sign of strength. Find the strength and speak up. Using my voice has always been a part of my professional life, but that wasn’t always the case when it came to bipolar disorder. Despite the setbacks, I finally found the strength to speak up " Demi Lovato

 

In Florida, approximately:

 

- 525,000 adults and 181,000 children live with serious mental illness, bipolar disorder, severe depression or schizophreni...

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Replace Stigma with Hope - Mental Illness Awareness Week -

Posted by medpin@aol.com on October 1, 2016 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (1)

This year, Borinquen Medical center along with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and organizations nationwide calls on everyone to shine a light on mental illness and replace stigma with hope. During the week of October 2-8, BMC will raise awareness about mental illness with the hopes to reduce stigma, provide support, educate and advocate for equal care. Let's come together with compassion and help improve the lives of those 43 million adults living with a mental illness.

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One in Four Adults Have a Mental Health Disorder!

Posted by medpin@aol.com on May 1, 2016 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

One in four adults suffers from a mental health disorder. That equals to 22% of the United States population, approximately 57.7 million people. Individuals with mental health disorders suffer in many ways. First, they struggle with symptoms such as mood swings, sadness, or fatigue, just to name a few. Secondly, they may have trouble maintaining relationships and finding adequate employment, housing, and healthcare. And if that wasn't enough, they deal with the stigma that goes along with hav...

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