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Stigma is “a set of negative and often unfair beliefs that a society of group of people have about something” (The Britannica Dictionary). Awareness about mental health and illness continues to improve, decreasing stigma and increasing empathy. However, a major hurtle can be one’s self-stigma, which is the internalization of these negative and unfair beliefs against yourself. It can be difficult to talk about and even more challenging to seek help. To learn more about self-stigma, please visit HERE.October 24, 2022