Mental health stigma has been widely reported as a major problem in the US, but according to the World Health Organization, “there is no solid evidence that it causes harm.”
However, it’s one of the main sources of negative social interactions in the workplace, where people are frequently ostracized and bullied, and in the community.
What’s worse, it can affect the wellbeing of people with mental illness, such as those with substance abuse or mental health problems.
The World Health Organisation says it’s important for businesses to address stigma.
Here are some tips to improve your mental health.