Stigma experienced by people with mental illness greatly affects all aspects of their lives and oftens hinder them from getting a job, housing, and even treatment. Employers often assume that people with a mental health diagnosis are less dependable, unpredictable, and could be a danger to others.
Due to the stigma associated with mental illness, many people suffering from mental illnesses often avoid seeking services.
Stigma limits people with a mental health illness and affects the assessment regarding whether they are capable or not and creates unequal opportunities that cause many of them to feel less worthy
Nothing is more essential to the well-being of people with mental illness than acceptance and support given by the general public