Most people keep mental disorders like Major Depression, PTSD, and Social Phobia a secret, because they fear beingâ€”
â€¢ Rejected by family & friends
â€¢ Fired or not hired
â€¢ Denied child custody
So far, attempts to end this discrimination and fear have been led by a few strong individuals. But strength also comes in numbers. Every year, 50 million U.S. adults have a mental disorderâ€”if just one out of every 50 admits this, without shame or embarrassmentâ€”
â€¢ Others will learn that mental disorders donâ€™t come from personal weakness, and donâ€™t make people violent or unpredictable.
â€¢ More people will feel comfortable seeking treatment. Two thirds of people who need treatment donâ€™t ask for it.
â€¢ We will help each other stand up to discrimination.
So, if you have a mental disorder or illnessâ€”
Join anonymously. Wait for 999,999 others. Come out together, one million strong.