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People Open Up About Why They Take Medication For Their Mental Health

"Just because it's not right for some people, doesn't mean it's not right for everyone."

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There seems to be a pretty big stigma around taking medication for your mental health. So, we asked a few people to open up about the role medication plays in their lives.

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For many people, even talking about taking medication seems to be taboo.

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And whenever they mention it, they notice a shift in the room.

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For some, their struggle is not recognized as an actual problem in their community...

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...Which can make taking care of themselves even more difficult.

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There are so many assumptions about people who take medication.

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When in reality, medication is only part of the treatment.

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So, try to think of treatment for mental health as you would think of treatment for physical health...

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...And remember, there's no weakness in seeking help.

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If you are in crisis, call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

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