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How Changing Our Language Can Help Break the Stigma Around Mental Illness

By Jalyn Henderson. Why do we find it so much easier to talk about our physical health than our mental health? The answer is stigma. And that stigma can be internalized or come from the world around us. NBCLX storyteller Jalyn Henderson looks into how everything from the language we use to the media we consume makes it harder or easier to talk about our mental health— and how to break the stigma.