There is a lot of stigma around mental illnesses. Stigma is mainly of 2 types: social stigma and self-stigma. And with stigma come many myths and fears. Dr. Venkatesh Babu, a Psychiatrist with over 12 years of experience, talks about mental health stigma in detail. He explains how we can combat stigma and encourage people to eliminate it. In the above video, Dr. Babu has answered the following questions:

1. What is Stigma?

2. Meaning of Stigma

3. What are the types of Stigma?

4. How to deal with stigma?

5. Why is mental illness stigmatized?

6. How to help someone deal with Mental illness?

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