Dr Amer Siddiq on Mental Health
Stigma prevents people to come forward.
Mental health stigma is stronger than physical health problems
- have knowledge of your illness
- come forward to seek help
- speak to someone e.g. Befrienders
- having more exposure of mental issues will also reduce stigma
WHO denoted a healthy person has good:
- mental health
- social health
- physical health
We hope to make mental health stigma is reduced to the same level of physical health
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