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