The Pitt News

Stop colloquializing mental illness

(Illustration by Eli Savage | Staff Illustrator)

By Kelly Loftus, For The Pitt News

October 21, 2018

Generalizations that trivialize the constant struggle that accompanies life with a mental illness, while also perpetuating stereotypes associated with certain conditions, jeopardize mental health treatment and the progress society has made in taking these issues seriously.

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