Every day, we think, feel and emote with even greater frequency than we move our bodies. So why is there still a stigma around making sure our mind is healthy?
Approximately one in four people will experience a mental health issue at some point in his or her life, yet only a small percentage of those people feel their condition is understood. Research shows negative stereotypes about mental illness may prevent people from seeking treatment -- a measure that's necessary in order to make a condition manageable.
So allow us to break down the real truth about mental health -- because your brain is just as important as the rest of your body.
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