Hiding My Mental Illness from My Asian Family Almost Killed Me

//Hiding My Mental Illness from My Asian Family Almost Killed Me

Hiding My Mental Illness from My Asian Family Almost Killed Me

The stigma associated with mental illness is so deeply entrenched in Asian culture; it’s unrealistic to think people can change their minds that easily. But this pressure to hide our problems away has dangerous consequences. The shame is killing us — older Asian-American women have the highest rates of suicide compared to any other race.

 

Continue reading here: https://www.vox.com/first-person/2018/6/18/17464574/asian-chinese-community-mental-health-illness

By | 2018-06-18T11:57:14+00:00 June 18th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Hiding My Mental Illness from My Asian Family Almost Killed Me

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