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The crushing silence of stigma

Stigma stops people with a mental illness from seeking help and getting better.

Effects of stigma

Asher Low, Co-founder of Singapore non-profit Limitless, suggests that combating stigma requires “education, understanding and opening our minds.” While psychologist Geraldine Tan adds that parents are often humiliated by their own families and the shame stops them from giving their children the support they need.

 

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Francis Tan

Producer

Tsen-Waye Tay

Camera

Brian Koh

Editor

Chris D

Executive Producer

Sharon Pereira

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