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Imagine There Was No Stigma to Mental Illness | Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman | TEDxCharlottesville
 
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Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at Columbia University and past President of the American Psychiatric Association, envisions that breaking down the barrier which arises from our stigmatizing mental health would result in better treatment for millions of individuals. Jeffrey Lieberman has devoted his life to the study and treatment of mental illness. He has passionately advocated for more research and better treatment of people with mental illness, and contributed to mental health care policy and legislation including the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act. Dr. Lieberman is Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at Columbia University, Psychiatrist-in-Chief at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Director of the New York State Psychiatric Institute and past President of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Lieberman has authored over than 500 scientific articles and written or edited 12 books on mental illness and psychiatry, including the critically acclaimed Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry (Little Brown 2015). This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 109619 TEDx Talks
The Stigma Of Mental Illness In Nigeria
 
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Mental illness is a serious health issue the same way cancer, HIV and other medical illnesses are ► Subscribe to BattaBox on YouTube: http://goo.gl/4dgy2r but for some reason, in many parts of the world, those that suffer from mental health problems are stigmatized. In Nigeria many label the individuals as possessed by 'evil spirits', dangerous, troublesome...instead of acknowledging that they are people that are perfectly capable of functioning in society if they are given the proper medical care and treatment! So BattaBox met up with a young Nigerian man, Olamide, that has schizophrenia that has been labelled a criminal, to find out how he manages his mental health and just generally learn more about his day to day life in Nigeria. "He's a good person. Whenever he has money he gives money out, he buys children things, so whenever I see him in this conditions, I go crazy!" one young man talks about Olamide's character. "I am his father's mother. His father has exhausted his savings over his case and now he's fed up...we pray God resolves his case this year," his grandmother tells Timothy, "In the middle of the night, he wakes up screaming, strips naked and proceeds to run around the street completely naked." She goes on to state that the situation was so bad one day that people almost set him on fire at Sura market because they couldn't understand what on earth was going on! Even when someone offered him a place to live, looked after him, helped him get back on his feet, society didn't allow him be! Rumours swirled that the good samaritan was using him for ritual purposes...the negativity got so bad that the man had no choice but to ask Olamide to leave! I hope this video sheds much needed light on the hurdles men, women and children that suffer from mental health issues in Nigeria face every single day and has changed/enlightened YOUR perspective. If you would like to reach out to Olamide, please send a message to contact@battabox.com and we will put you in touch with him. Thanks for watching! **** CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE FOR NEW BATTABOX VIDEOS EVERYDAY: http://battabox.com/subscribe/ YOU can support BattaBox here: http://www.patreon.com/BattaBox ... Website: http://BattaBox.com ... YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/BattaBox ... Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BattaBox ... Twitter: http://twitter.com/BattaBoxNigeria ... Google+: http://www.google.com/+BattaBox ... Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/BattaBox ... Vine: http://vine.co/BattaBox **** BattaBox is the most exciting Nigerian News & Entertainment Video channel based in Lagos. We are the fact behind Nigerian Movies fiction, Nollywood in real-life with a dash of Yoruba Movie Magic - but none of our videos are made-up like Nollywood - they are all true stories! BattaBox is Nigeria Like You've Never Seen Before! -- #BattaBox #BattaBoxNG #Nigeria #NigerianComedy #NigerianMusic #NigeriaFashion #NigerianNews #HowTo #Shocking
Views: 53052 BattaBox
Breaking the Stigma and Shame of Mental Illness | Kitty Westin | TEDxFargo
 
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Suicide leads to over 44,000 deaths each year in the U.S. Stigma against people with mental illness is a major contributor to this unacceptably high mortality rate. Kitty uses heartbreaking true stories and scientific facts to help the audience understand ways to challenge their thinking and join the fight to reduce stigma and shame. Kitty Westin, a licensed psychologist, founded the Anna Westin Foundation (now known as The Emily Program Foundation) following the death from anorexia of her daughter, Anna, in 2000. Soon after Anna’s death the foundation opened Minnesota’s first residential treatment program for eating disorders; The Anna Westin House. Kitty is an advocate for people affected by eating disorders and has become a nationally and internationally recognized authority on the impact mental illness has on individuals, their families and the community. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Views: 12191 TEDx Talks
The Social Stigma of Mental Illness | Emma Harrison | TEDxUOttawa
 
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in Progressive and Academic Communities La stigmatisation sociale de la maladie mentale dans les communautés progressistes et académiques Emma identifies as both disabled and mentally ill. She works for the Student Federation's Centre for Disabilities. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 7684 TEDx Talks
Mental health patients feel stigmatised
 
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It is well known that public stigma is a huge hurdle for those with a mental illness, but are Australia's doctors and medical professionals just as guilty of discrimination?
Views: 13979 ABC News (Australia)
Stigma and psychosis: when medical labels injure
 
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My conversation partners at UW Madison's Union Terrace react to Eleanor Longden's findings about bias against people with psychosis. The way we use words can reinforce bias in some surprising ways. -Longdon, Eleanor, and John Read. "'People with Problems, Not Patients with Illnesses': Using Psychosocial Frameworks to Reduce the Stigma of Psychosis." The Israel journal of psychiatry and related sciences 54.1 (2017): 24-28.
Views: 254 Brainsplain
‘A curse from God’ -- the stigma of mental illness in Pakistan
 
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Although up to 40 percent of the population could have mental health issues, getting help isn’t easy in Pakistan. The stigma against mental illness is prevalent, and even for those who do want to get help, psychiatrists are in short supply. As part of our “Agents For Change” series, Fred de Sam Lazaro looks at the efforts being made to change this situation.
Views: 5775 PBS NewsHour
MENTAL ILLNESS: MEDICAL EXPERT RAISES PUBLIC AWARENESS ON STIGMA
 
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The need for massive public enlightenment on the causes and symptoms of mental illness among individuals and possible ways of curing the disease has been intensified. A medical expert from the department of psychiatric bayero university kano Auwal sani Salihu stated this during a media briefing organised by federal neuro psychiatric hospital kware sokoto,held in kano...
Views: 14 Liberty TV
Major Challenge To Treating Mental Illness Is Eradicating Stigma
 
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Scientists, politicians, clinicians, police officers and medical workers agree on one thing: The U.S. mental health system needs a big fix. Too few people get the help they need for mental ailments and emotional turmoil that can destroy livelihoods and lives. A report in the October JAMA Internal Medicine, for instance, concludes that more than 70 percent of U.S. adults who experience depression don’t receive treatment for it. New research suggests that the longstanding but understudied problem of stigma leaves many of those suffering mental ailments feeling alone, often unwilling to seek help, and frustrated with treatment when they do. Sociologist Bernice Pescosolido is from Indiana University in Bloomington. She told Science News, "Stigma about mental illness is widespread. And the current emphasis on mental ills as diseases of individuals can unintentionally inflame that sense of shame." Investigators say an effective mental health care system needs to address stigma’s suffocating social grip. Pescosolido says, “If we want to explain problems such as depression and suicide, we have to see them in a social context, not just as individual issues." https://www.sciencenews.org/article/erasing-stigma-needed-mental-health-care http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News using http://wochit.com
Views: 164 Wochit News
Bridging the Gap: Ending Mental Health  Stigma in Primary Care
 
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According to former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, stigma is the most formidable obstacle to future progress in the arena of mental illness and mental health. Learn about best practices for integrative care with special guest, Dr. David Satcher, primary care doctors who work inside and outside of Behavioral Health Care Systems, and consumers talking about key issues and solutions they’ve experienced in service delivery to individuals with mental health conditions including: stigmatizing beliefs, attitudes and behaviors that, in part, result in a disparity of health care delivery and ultimately health outcomes, and effective strategies for supporting the total health of patients.
Views: 1996 peerstv
Mental Health Stigma Hurts Us All
 
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MENTAL HEALTH STIGMA HURTS Holding a negative view of mental health may result in the suicide of someone you know. Words that discriminate hurt. Prejudice against people because of something beyond there control has historically decimated and humiliated groups within society. Society's hateful view of mental illness is making it so that people who need help - will not get help. Over 30,000 Americans die from suicide every year. A good portion of those that attempt suicide will never seek professional help. The barrier to getting help is often the result of the negative view society has of mental health. Everyone has mental health. Stress is a mental health condition. 1 out of 4 people have a mental health condition and could benefit from mental health treatment. (http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/the-numbers-count-mental-disorders-in-america/index.shtml) This project was created in collaboration with the following organizations: Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation Mental Health and Recovery Board of Portage County ADM Board of Summit County Akron Digital Media Northeastern Ohio Speaker's Bureau http://www.mikestratton.net Interviewees in this video were: Angella Fawn Cory Kouns Erin Hirsch Lee Post Laureen Kemp Valentina Stratton Lisa Marie Griffin Ronald James Toth Sally Nitz Fred Frese Ovetta Joi Dixon Nancy Montagna Joel Mowrey Interview Transcript: Angella Fawn: "Were just people like everybody else. Mental illness is a brain disorder." Cory Kouns: "What are you doing out of this pit that we thought that we were going to have you in". Erin Hirsch "We are just as normal as anyone else. I was going to take my life". Lee Post: "Everyones like mental illness, what should I do. I look at myself as a person." Laureen Kemp: "Seeing other people treated differently because of there mental illness is not a reason to be treated different." Valentina Stratton: "Society discriminates against mental illness. A couple of times I went off of my meds because of it". Lisa Marie Griffin: "People have told me you don't look like you have mental illness and I have asked them why, are the ears suppose to be in the middle of my forehead, maybe my lips on my neck, they think were monsters." Ronald James Toth: "Were going to fight this illness". "Sally Nitz: "If you tell people, you have mental illness, like I've done, they look at you differently and its just really something we can't help really." Fred Frese: "People with mental illness were considered to be possessed by demons and devils" Ovetta Joi Dixon: "I think that people lack even the desire to understand it because its easier to go with the jokes." Nancy Montagna: "I need to control my behavior, and its not just us with mental illness, but all people, the ones that as Fred Frese would say, 'the normal's', they also... everyone has to have an idea of what is self control." Joel Mowrey: "If you stressed, stress is a mental health issue among many other mental health issues that we all have". Video Text: Suicide takes the lives of over 30,000 American's every year. Many who attempt suicide never seek professional care. Mental health discrimination is destroying society. We need to change our view of mental health. The change starts with the person in the mirror. The change you make has the potential to save a life. The life you save may be your own. Your view of mental health makes treatment inaccessible. 1 out of 4 people have a mental health condition. 1 out of 2 households is effected by a mental health condition. Mental health is a change in thinking, mood or behavior that effects your daily life. By 2020 depression will be the second leading cause of disability in the world. People who are depressed may be to ashamed to get help. People who are alcoholics may be to ashamed to get help. People who are angry may be to ashamed to get help. People who are psychotic may be to ashamed to get help. People who are lonely may be to ashamed to get help. People who are scared may be to ashamed to get help. Have you ever been depressed? Have you ever been an alcoholic? Have you ever been angry? Have you ever been stressed? Have you ever been lonely? Have you ever been scared? Have you ever been human? Other Relevant Links: Dr. Fred Frese, Ph.D. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Frese Nancy Montagna, Author http://whatsbehindthesmile.com/ http://www.amazon.com/Nancy-McCurdy-Montagna/e/B00IVW0XEW/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1 Sally Nitz, Author & Pastor http://sallynitz.tateauthor.com/ http://www.ohio.com/news/chaplain-s-service-channels-inner-torment-1.174158 Joel Mowrey, Ph.D. http://www.mental-health-recovery.org/ This video is copyright protected and may not be reused without permission from the collaborating agencies involved in the production of this video. Copyright 2014. All rights reserved.
Views: 5782 Mike Stratton
Removing the Stigma: Mental Illness in the Church
 
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Removing the Stigma: Mental Illness in the Church
What They Don't Tell You About Mental Illness | Elizabeth Medina | TEDxSpeedwayPlaza
 
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1 out of 4 people suffer from mental illness. Look around you, and chances are out of the closest 3 people, 1 of you may be suffering from mental illness. Elizabeth speaks volumes from her own experience battling mental illness and how it is not a personal problem, but a communal one for which we are all responsible to address. Elizabeth is a junior at the University of Texas at Austin studying Chemistry. She is a pre-medical student hoping to one day run her own practice and use a combination of diet, therapy, and medicine to heal the physical and psychological wounds of her patients. She is the proud owner of her mini wiener dog Bella, who helped her heal and grow through some of her life's toughest battles. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 376677 TEDx Talks
Unmasked: Unmasking the Stigma of Mental Illness
 
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From The Well: A Center for Hope and Healing. www.VisitTheWell.org Video by Sean Smith Spoken word by Michael Perez #storymakers2016
Stigma around mental illness
 
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Experts talk about what stigma towards mental illness is and how it affects health and life outcomes.
Discrimination Against Mental Health - Ending the Stigma
 
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Chrissy's Sociology video about ending the stigma against people with mental health disorders.
Views: 770 Sarah Linhart
Break Mental Health Stigma #NotAlone5in5 | What is Mental Health Video
 
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Break mental health stigma. SHARE to spread awareness for mental health #NotAlone5in5 http://www.lcpcanada.com/ Jack.org is an organization committed to changing lives by breaking the silence and stigma around mental health. The fact is we are all affected my mental health. Please take 1 minute from your day to view the following video. It will change your life and can help you change others lives too. Break the Silence. Break the stigma. #NotAlone5in5 ***We ask that if you publish the video (news, radio, magazine, tv, etc), please include links to www.facebook.com/jackdotorglambton (our Facebook page) and www.lcpcanada.com (our producers page).*** Contact Jack.org Lambton College https://www.facebook.com/jackdotorgLambton https://twitter.com/jackdotorglc Video Production by LC Productions Canada http://lcpcanada.com https://twitter.com/LCPcanada https://www.facebook.com/LCPcanada Thanks to Emm Gryner and Chris Hadfield for their permission to cover their duet- “So Easy” Thanks to Bailey Pelkman for covering the song. https://www.youtube.com/user/BaileyBearHugs Thanks to our Sponsors: Video Production: LCP Canada https://www.facebook.com/LCPcanada Music Producers: Studio B- https://www.facebook.com/StudioBMusicServices OHL Sarnia Sting- http://www.sarniasting.com/ Coffee Lodge Sarnia Libro Credit Union
Views: 20821 LC Productions
Stigma against mental illnesses hinders progress
 
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People with mental illnesses struggle with both symptoms and the stigma of their illnesses. CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook shares the stories of families dealing with being the outcasts of society.
Views: 1846 CBS News
A Student with Mental Illness
 
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A 6 minute wordless animation about a student who faces inner troubles in his studies. I invite you to write your honest thoughts or feelings in the comments. This is 1 of 10 videos in my personal art project on mental illness stigma. The project is titled “10 Animations on Mental Illness”. www.charabui.com CC License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Views: 2812512 Chara Bui
People Didn't Believe My Mental Illness
 
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"I know I seemed fine...but I felt like a monster." RESOURCES: National Alliance on Mental Illness https://www.nami.org/ 1-800-950-NAMI (6264), text NAMI to 741741, or email at info@nami.org Psychology Today therapist finder https://therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms Suicide Prevention Lifeline https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ 1-800-273-8255 Crisis Text Line https://www.crisistextline.org/ Boldly BuzzFeedYellow has changed its name to Boldly. It's the same content you know and love just Bolder. Subscribe for daily videos about beauty, fashion, body positivity, and to join a community of incredible women working to empower and inspire each other. Credits: https://www.buzzfeed.com/bfmp/videos/31707 Check out more awesome videos at Boldly! https://bit.ly/2p6kiZu https://bit.ly/2nbQuy4 https://bit.ly/publy GET MORE BUZZFEED: https://www.buzzfeed.com https://www.buzzfeed.com/videos https://www.youtube.com/buzzfeedvideo https://www.youtube.com/boldly https://www.youtube.com/buzzfeedblue https://www.youtube.com/buzzfeedviolet https://www.youtube.com/perolike https://www.youtube.com/ladylike MUSIC CE Trip To Melancholica_fullmix Licensed via Warner Chappell Production Music Inc. Quiet Sadness_fullmix Licensed via Warner Chappell Production Music Inc. CE Inner Child_fullmix Licensed via Warner Chappell Production Music Inc. Licensed via Audio Network
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Mental Illness and the Stigma of Medication
 
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Not all illness can be cured with sunshine and fresh air. This was a facebook post and then people asked me to say it on video, so I did. If you are struggling, you are NOT alone. Twitter: http://twitter.com/TheJenniChiu Facebook: http://facebook.com/TheJenniChiu Instagram: http://instagram.com/JenniChiu
Mental Health: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
 
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John Oliver explains how our national system of treating mental health works, or more often than not, how it doesn’t. Connect with Last Week Tonight online... Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight YouTube channel for more almost news as it almost happens: www.youtube.com/user/LastWeekTonight Find Last Week Tonight on Facebook like your mom would: http://Facebook.com/LastWeekTonight Follow us on Twitter for news about jokes and jokes about news: http://Twitter.com/LastWeekTonight Visit our official site for all that other stuff at once: http://www.hbo.com/lastweektonight
Views: 8862452 LastWeekTonight
What is stigma in relation to mental health illness? (Urdu/Hindi)
 
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Views: 340 myHealthSpecialist
Work, mental Illness and stigma
 
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People affected by mental illness often don't get the support they need at work. It doesn't have to be like this. Learn how employers can ensure they are best-placed to offer support that helps the person affected and everyone in the workplace.
Views: 8698 SANE Australia
We ALL Suffer... Breaking The Mental Health Stigma
 
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Imagine a life with no stigma surrounding mental health? Just knowing that we all suffer... SUBSCRIBE & FOLLOW THE JOURNEY HERE: http://www.youtube.com/c/paulmcgregorvideos I still struggle to get my head around the fact so many people suffer in silence because of the mental health stigma. They feel like they're alone... They feel like they're not 'normal'... They feel like they can't talk to anyone... With physical health being a hot topic and an easy conversation starter why isn't mental health? Surely it's just as important? I share some of my thoughts on the mental health stigma in this video. It's time we started raising awareness for mental health... It's time we started talking. For more videos on mental health, check out these videos: Why Suicide? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjtOhiimaQY How To Help Someone With Depression - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F11UKFKFLFc Depression Feels Like... - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZWBvzVLgxY It's Ok To Struggle With Mental Health - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMvHqtAJ9j8 Enjoy! Subscribe to the channel and follow the journey here: http://www.youtube.com/c/paulmcgregorvideos Follow me on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/pmcgregorcom Join over 3500 better men in the FREE Facebook group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/coffeewithpaul Like me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pmcgregorcom Find out more about me and my story: http://www.pmcgregor.com
Views: 498 Paul McGregor
Rising Above Mental Health Challenges and Stigma | Sitawa Wafula | TEDxKilimani
 
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Mental illness is debilitating. And only the sufferer fully understands the burden. Sitawa shares a riveting story from her childhood to who she has become, a champion of the voiceless. As an eighteen-year-old, Sitawa was a victim of sexual assault. In the aftermath of this event she experienced significant depression, was suicidal and developed a mental health condition that she still suffers from today. With no support system and rising medical bills, she dropped out of university. She found it hard to keep a job, facing stigma and misunderstanding in the workplace. Out of this experience, a decade of fact finding, and a burning passion to see all Kenyans have the chance to access proper support and information concerning mental health she launched My Mind My Funk. Sitawa is now a three-time award-winning mental health and epilepsy crusader. She has a certificate in mental health advocacy, sits on Kenya’s Mental Health policy review committee and serves as the Assistant Secretary in the National Epilepsy Coordination Committee. Sitawa is also building the mental health movement in Kenya through the website http://sitawa.blogspot.com where she shares her experiences. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Views: 605 TEDx Talks
If You're Not White It's Harder To Get Mental Health Care
 
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Here are five barriers that make it harder for people of color to access mental health care. Subscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm3T-XAgVhKH9jT0ViRg?sub_confirmation=1 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish Download the AJ+ app at http://www.ajplus.net/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajplus
Views: 15469 AJ+
Mental Health: Why The Stigma Ain't Dead Yet
 
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Music video name: Stigma Ain't Dead Artists: Mental Heads featuring MC CHubBy Stigma Ain't Dead is the debut spoken word and rap single by the Mental Heads - India's first troupe of spoken word poets who perform from their lived experiences of mental illness with one mission - to stamp out stigma! This single is their special for World Mental Health Day where they collectively take a dig at the different stereotypes and myths about those who have mental disorders. Mental Heads perform individual and group slam poetry pieces to question stereotypes, bust myths and spread awareness on the challenges faced by people living with mental illness. Mental Heads was formed by social enterprise CraYon Impact's spoken word collaboration project - Rhyme with Reason. Follow them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thementalheads Credits for music video : (Youtube description +in the write up) Director Gavin Chubby Methalaka Cinematography Fatty's Photography Editor Rohan Sabharwal Music Producer Jeetu Shankar, JAS Motion Pictures Make-up Harleen Kaur Lyrics Aishwarya Kamat Poets Rachana (Ray) Iyer Rohan Sabharwal Anu Elizabeth Roche Aishwarya Kamat Varun Gwalani Saurabh Mistry Beat boxer/ MC MC CHubBy For more videos, subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/2aIcith Check out The Quint for more news: https://www.thequint.com To Stay Updated, Download The Quint App: Google Play Store: http://bit.ly/2doDlOo Apple App Store: http://apple.co/2d6qYnT Follow The Quint here: Facebook: http://bit.ly/1RXYIg5 Twitter: http://bit.ly/1tjFuxI Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Piyc18 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Also Follow The Quint in Hindi: https://hindi.thequint.com
Views: 1224 The Quint
Breaking The Silence (Mental Health Documentary) - Real Stories
 
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Check out our new website for more incredible documentaries: HD and ad-free. https://goo.gl/LwMcmY This documentary gets to the heart of suicide in Northern Ireland and examines the human debris of the family and friends left behind. Breaking The Silence is a sensitive and powerful portrait of the trauma faced by families in the aftermath of suicide, and the journey towards coming to terms with this deep, personal tragedy. Each story builds towards its awful yet inevitable conclusion and, by allowing interviewees the opportunity to talk through their own painful stories, the film also helps to prove that those left behind can ultimately travel the long road of healing. The film challenges the audience to consider why such a potent stigma still surrounds suicide and mental health issues, and also looks at the important work being done by the Niamh Louise Foundation - which is made up of individuals who have been similarly affected - to prevent further deaths by suicide. Want to watch more full-length Documentaries? Click here: http://bit.ly/1GOzpIu Follow us on Twitter for more - https://twitter.com/realstoriesdocs Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/RealStoriesChannel Instagram - @realstoriesdocs Content licensed from Tern TV. Any queries, please contact us at: realstories@littledotstudios.com Produced by Tern TV
Views: 189059 Real Stories
Recovery Stories - Episode 6: The Stigma of Mental Illness
 
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For people with a behavioral health diagnosis, the reality of stigma is all too familiar. They know from first hand experience how people react to finding out that someone they know has a mental health diagnosis. Individuals forget that they are dealing with a person, and begin to think in terms of negative stereotypes that work to define people with mental health needs as "other," "abnormal" or "one of those people." In the sixth installment of the Recovery Stories series, people with lived experience talk about how they have dealt with stigma, and how it works to separate people with behavioral health diagnoses from the so-called "normal" people. The message shared by these individuals is that people with lived experience are people first, and deserve to be recognized for their humanity, not for their diagnoses. Please take a moment to listen to their thoughts, stories and insights, and share them to help break the grip of stigma in your community.
Views: 1396 The Family Cafe
10 Famous People Who Struggle With Mental Health Disorders
 
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10 Celebs with secret mental health problems. Subscribe to our channel: https://goo.gl/hHvOf8 ________________________________________________________________ Do you, or someone you love, struggle with mental illness? Its something that affects millions of Americans each year, yet we barely talk about it. Theres a stigma surrounding mental health that causes people to feel uncomfortable. Even worse, those who suffer from mental disorders are often too ashamed to get help. But thankfully, many celebrities have been opening up about their mental health issues and are breaking the silence. Watch our video to learn about 10 Celebs Who Struggle With Mental Health. We bet you didn't know that Zoella suffers from extreme anxiety. This popular YouTuber seems to live a perfect life, but she actually struggles to leave her home most days. She copes with her disorder by speaking to a therapist once a week. But you’ll have to keep watching to find out what goal this beauty vlogger dreams of achieving. Lady Gaga shocked the world when she revealed back in 2016 that she suffers from PTSD. She used to feel ashamed that she couldnt be happy with her wonderful life, but she now knows that her mental illness was to blame. In a conversation with Prince William, they spoke about how we shouldnt be ashamed of our mental health because everyone deals with it. And the more that people talk about it, the less scary it will be for us all. Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, James Franco, and even Prince Harry, have all been very open about dealing with their mental illnesses. They are leading the way in changing the conversation on mental health to a positive one. Check out our video to learn more, and keep watching until the end to find out how the Dolan twins hurt their hands.
Views: 650432 TheTrendy
Tackling the stigma of mental illness in Hong Kong
 
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HSBC marked its 150th anniversary last year with a sale of commemorative HKD150 banknotes in Hong Kong, raising USD61 million for local charities. One beneficiary is Castle Peak Hospital, the city's oldest psychiatric hospital. It will use the funds to create a museum aimed at promoting well-being and removing the stigma of mental illness in Hong Kong. Two former patients opened up to HSBC NOW about their experience with depression and schizophrenia and the challenges of living with mental illness. HSBC NOW brings you stories from our colleagues around the world. For more videos, and to stay up to date with HSBC NOW, subscribe to the channel. Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/HSBC_NOW
Views: 2529 HSBC NOW
Military Stigma: Battling Mental Illness in the Military
 
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PRINCE FREDERICK - A Navy Captain sheds light on how he almost committed suicide because of the stigma of mental illness in the military.
Views: 3352 Capital News Service
Two Different Worlds - Ending the Silence of Mental Illness PSA
 
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Mental Illness can be like living in two different worlds. This PSA is meant to illustrate the problems that one can have in the stigmatized world, but things can get better through resources and people such as one's family and friends. This was made for the Directing Change Competition - Ending the Silence of Mental Illness Category. *First Place Selection of San Diego County* Director/DP/Editor: Matt Benton Special Thanks: Kevin Hadley, Dide-Su Bilgen, Kenny Mares, Jack Kuzminsky, Matt Hadley, Derek Brunkhorst, Lynn Leahy, Rachel Lewis, Selin Ergun, Lauren Freund, Trevor Crowell, Blancis Jhandi & Alexis Jacobs.
'Keith, I'm the nutter': Fay Jackson on overcoming stigma around mental health
 
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Fay Jackson, deputy commissioner of the NSW Mental Health Commission, shares a story on Q&A about her experience with bipolar and dealing with the stigma around mental health.
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Jeffrey Lieberman - What If There Was No Stigma in Mental Illness?
 
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Hear a radical view of what a public health care approach to mental health would look like if mental illness had no more stigma than cancer, if we saw the battle as courageous instead of dangerous, if we saw the combatants as people worthy of our praise? Speaker: Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D. Professor and Chair, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry
let's talk stigma | my mental health story
 
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Re-uploaded. As we move into Suicide Awareness Month, I wanted to share some light on the topic of stigma, specifically related to mental health. Here I share my own experience with depression and anxiety, and my confrontation with stigma when reaching out for help. If you or anyone you know is struggling with mental health issues, please feel free to utilize the following resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 AFSP: https://afsp.org/ NAMI: https://www.nami.org/ Active Minds: http://www.activeminds.org/index.php ↠ Links ↞ ☽ Instagram: summerhnn ☽ Twitter: summershouts
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The Mental Health System - A Call for Change | Nora Blum | TEDxZurich
 
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Nora shines a light on the realities of the mental healthcare system. She contrasts the medical treatment expectations for those in physical pain with those suffering from depression. Can we start to re-frame the perception of mental health needs, and their solutions? Nora’s experiences give us a positive affirmation. Nora is the founder and CEO of the startup Selfapy, an online psychotherapy program,which gives people suffering from mental illness the chance to get help immediately. Prior to founding Selfapy, Nora studied Psychology at the University of Cambridge. She worked in psychiatric hospitals, clinics and the company builder Rocket Internet. It is Nora’s goal to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness and eventually create a world in which people think differently about mental health. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 11146 TEDx Talks
Persuasive speech on eliminating the Stigma of mental illness
 
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May 1, 2013. My mom wrote this speech for her public speaking class and to help others understand that the stigma associated with mental health and mental illness must be eliminated. We support suicide prevention groups such as The Johnny Foundation and AFSP American Foundation for Suicide Prevention). *Develop good coping skills!
Views: 5019 SuperBeepYou
Mental Health and Mental Illness: A Christian Psychiatrist’s Perspective- Dr. Jonathan Lee
 
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Is depression really the result of a chemical imbalance in the brain? Is anxiety always a sin? How should a Christian understand PTSD? One in five people in our churches will be affected in their lifetime by depression or anxiety, but mental illness remains a hotbed of controversy, misinformation and stigma. In this practical session, Dr. Lee will offer a holistic Christian perspective-- incorporating both medicine and theology-- to equip laypeople, pastors and biblical counselors to serve those who are suffering from mental illness with greater empathy.
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Mental Health Conversations in the Media | Kelsey Wettig | TEDxPSU
 
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Mental health is a subject that almost exclusively spoken about in a negative context despite its prevalence in society. In an effort to shed light on common misconceptions, Kelsey Wettig highlights different areas of the media where stigma is cultivated. As someone who copes with an anxiety disorder, Kelsey actively looks for ways to inspire others that may be struggling with a mental illness by speaking candidly about her own experiences. She has even taken her platform to the stage of Miss Pennsylvania, a preliminary competition to the Miss America pageant, in order to reach a larger audience. Her latest endeavor is launching http://stigmastopshere.org, a collaborative mental health blog encouraging open communication and the starting of positive conversations geared toward eliminating stigma. Kelsey hopes to demonstrate that courage is contagious, and that a mental illness does not define who you are. Kelsey graduated this past December from Penn State with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations. During her sophomore year, she joined PSU’s mental health awareness club Active Minds and began speaking about her experience in living with Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Once she realized the impact her story could have in helping others, she decided to take her platform to the Miss Pennsylvania stage in order to reach a larger audience. Her latest endeavor is Stigma Stops Here, a collaborative blog website that encourages open communication on mental health. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Views: 897 TEDx Talks
Shanghai Tulip: breaking China's mental health taboo
 
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Chen Wei was a successful businessman until he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2003. Not happy with the services available, he founded China’s first support group for people suffering from depression. In a country with widespread stigma around mental illness, it was a difficult move. His parents feared for his future. But the needs are great: some 6 percent of China’s population of 1.2 billion people suffer from depression. “I think that maybe in 30 years, the public will be well educated about mental illness. They will know how to deal with it just like they do with a cold”, he said. More on: http://www.trust.org/spotlight/World-mental-health-day-2015/ At the Thomson Reuters Foundation we stand for free, independent journalism, human rights, women’s empowerment, and the rule of law. We expose corruption worldwide and play a leading role in the fight against human trafficking. We use the skills, values, and expertise of Thomson Reuters to run programmes that trigger real change and empower people around the world. We tackle global issues. We achieve lasting impact.
GOOD WORDS: Stigma, Mental Illness and Employment
 
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This short and poignant film traces the story of Elizabeth, a gifted and highly qualified candidate attending a job interview. All appears to be going swimmingly, until the conversation turns towards the subject of mental illness. While this film is a work of fiction, research indicates that it represents a reality played out daily.
Views: 5651 recoverymentalhealth
Denver Health Expert Talks About Mental Health & Stigma
 
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May is Mental Health Month, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is promoting the theme of "Cure Stigma." Denver Health Adolescent Addictions Counselor Julia Timmerman, LCSW, says some of the common stigmas around mental health treatment include perceptions of weakness and getting shunned by family and friends. Timmerman says the key to curing stigma is making strong connections with supportive family and friends.
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Locked Up and Forgotten: India’s Mental Health Crisis
 
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India is currently suffering a mental health crisis. With only 43 government-run mental hospitals serving a population of 1.2 billion, resources are spread thin. What's more, mental illness is highly stigmatized in India, especially among women, who are typically committed to mental health facilities with no legal rights, receiving involuntary treatment, and sometimes without a proper diagnosis. VICE News travels to Maharashtra to investigate what it’s like to be deemed a woman with mental illness in India today. Watch: Institutionalized: Mental Health Behind Bars - http://bit.ly/1DHIqYj Read: Indian Drug Plants Are Freaking Out the FDA - http://bit.ly/1Vmq6a9 Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos
Views: 429739 VICE News
King’s Lecture Series – Lecture 3: Fighting Stigma in Mental Health – and Losing
 
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1 in 4 people suffer from mental illness’ is routinely used in anti-stigma campaigns to normalise psychiatric disorder. However, does it trivialise, not normalise, and add to stigma? Professor Anthony David is joined by a panel with diverse perspectives: from personal experience and charities to media and academia. With the audience’s help they will explore innovative solutions to combat stigma. Taking place on Wednesday 7 March 2018, Safra Lecture Theatre, Strand Campus.
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Mental Disorders as Brain Disorders: Thomas Insel at TEDxCaltech
 
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Thomas R. lnsel, M.D. is director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) charged with generating knowledge needed to understand, treat, and prevent mental disorders. Prior to his appointment as NIMH Director in 2002, Tom was professor of psychiatry at Emory University where he was founding director of the NSF Center for Behavioral Neuroscience and director of an NIH-funded Center for Autism Research. He has published over 250 scientific articles and four books and has served on numerous academic, scientific, and professional committees and boards. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine, a fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and a recipient of the Outstanding Service Award from the U.S. Public Health Service and the 2010 La Fondation IPSEN Neuronal Plasticity Prize. No endorsement of this event by NIMH/NIH is intended. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations) On January 18, 2013, Caltech hosted TEDxCaltech: The Brain, a forward-looking celebration of humankind's quest to understand the brain, by exploring the past, present and future of neuroscience. Visit TEDxCaltech.com for more details.
Views: 95442 TEDx Talks
Stopping Stigma: A Journey Toward Understanding Mental Illness | Stephen Glatt | TEDxYouth@CBA
 
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Dr. Stephen Glatt explains influences in his life that led to his professional involvement in psychiatry. He tells of the stigma that currently surrounds mental illness and explains the necessity of early education about mental illness. Dr. Stephen Glatt directs the Psychiatric Genetic Epidemiology and Neurobiology Laboratory (PsychGENe Lab) at Upstate Medical University. The PsychGENe Lab works to discover the causes of mental illness and develops interventions that facilitate the treatment, prevention, and resilience to mental illness. Dr. Glatt has authored numerous publications relating to his work, and was the 2013 NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantee as well as the 2010 recipient of the Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Prizewinner for Schizophrenia Research. He is also an associate professor at Upstate Medical University and a director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 653 TEDx Talks
3. On the social stigma faced by those with mental illnesses (SIT Ministerial Forum 2016)
 
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Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the social stigma faced by those with mental illnesses, and how this situation can be improved. PM Lee was speaking at a Q&A session at the inaugural Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) Ministerial Forum: Dialogue with SITizens 2016 held on 24 October 2016. (PMO Video by Alex Qiu and Chiez How)