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Stop colloquializing mental illness

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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