Fighting mental health stigma is goal of new Greater Kansas City Mental Health Coalition Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2014/05/21/5037711/fighting-mental-health-stigma.html#storylink=cpy

Fighting mental health stigma is goal of new Greater Kansas City Mental Health Coalition 

“I remember feeling so bewildered about it, ‘What do we do?’ ” he said. “One of the reasons for the stigma is that people believe that mental illness is a curse from God. And it’s not. We need to say in the faith community that mental illness is not a curse, it’s not a punishment. … We have to allow our brothers and sisters to stand up and talk about the pain and loneliness and struggle they are going through.”

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