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Is mental health therapy associated with social stigma?

Mental health therapy, very often, is associated with social stigma. Stereotypes associated with mental illnesses continue to persist, and can sometimes lead to discriminatory behavior at educational institutes, offices, and at home. This is unfortunate because it may stop someone from seeking the treatment that could help them.

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