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… the mentally ill are exposed to considerable violations of their human rights all over the world. According to the largest healthcare institution, this stigma jeopardizes their treatment and pushes them towards isolation.
“The mentally ill are confronted with discrimination on a daily basis in education, employment and housing,” he adds. In some countries they are even abused in various ways and prevented from voting, getting married or having children.
The WHO proposes several means of avoiding this discrimination: increasing awareness; improving human rights in mental healthcare services; empowering users of mental healthcare services and their families; replacing psychiatric institutions with community healthcare; increasing investment and adopting policies, laws and services that promote human rights. –Science Daily

Fiction Writing Prompt: Write a story or scene from the point of view of someone with mental illness.

Journaling Prompt: Write about an experience you have had with mental illness.

Art Prompt: Mental illness

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Inform your audience about the stigma of mental illness.

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