Distorted Perceptions: a campaign to challenge myths and misperceptions about mental illness and addictions

Distorted Perceptions

a campaign to challenge myths and misperceptions about mental illness and addictions 


Join the campaign by sharing the following tweets with your community!
 
What's the #1 barrier to recovery from mental health and/or substance use issues? STIGMA! 
It hurts relationships, access to opportunities and even medical care. Are you sure you're seeing clearly? 
Refocus and look again - see the whole person. # refocuslookagain #distortedperceptions.org #stopstigma
 

 Are assumptions about behavioral health disorders clouding your vision? 

Refocus and look again - see the whole person.#refocuslookagain #distortedperceptions.org #stopstigma

 

1 in 4 Marylanders lives with a behavioral health disorder. 

Stigma about mental health and substance use hurts ALL of us.

 Refocus and look again - see the whole person. #refocuslookagain #distortedperceptions.org #stopstigma

 

Hopelessness. Isolation. Barriers. Discrimination. Stigma. Our misconceptions and false assumptions make the road to recovery from mental health and substance use disorders so much harder.

 Are you sure you're seeing clearly? Refocus and look again - see the whole person. #refocuslookagain #distortedperceptions.org #stopstigma