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Mia, Anna, Latrieva, Michael, Isaiah and Amy

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Looking Beyond Stigma

Mia, Anna, Latrieva, Michael, Isaiah and Amy
Six people in Kalamazoo County share their experiences of stigma in our new video. Learn why they believe it’s time to #LookBeyond.

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Mia, Anna, Latrieva, Michael, Isaiah and Amy

Stories

Looking Beyond Stigma

Mia, Anna, Latrieva, Michael, Isaiah and Amy
Six people in Kalamazoo County share their experiences of stigma in our new video. Learn why they believe it’s time to #LookBeyond.

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Mia, Anna, Latrieva, Michael, Isaiah and Amy
Mia, Anna, Latrieva, Michael, Isaiah and Amy

Six people in Kalamazoo County share their experiences of stigma in our new video. Learn why they believe it’s time to #LookBeyond.

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Tammy's Story
Tammy's Story

Some illnesses aren’t visible on the outside, but are very real to the person experiencing them. Tammy reminds us to #LookBeyond assumptions.

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Donna's Message
Donna's Message

A short and powerful statement from a visitor who stopped by our #LookBeyond table at the Recovery Fair in September.

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Adrian's Story
Adrian's Story

Why pledge to #BeStigmaFree? For Adrian, it’s all about community: “This is a very positive town. We have some very beautiful people here.”

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Paula’s Story
Paula’s Story

The worst stigma is self-stigma: the inability to love yourself, or blaming yourself, for a brain disorder that can strike anyone, no matter their race, background, job or income.

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Laceey's Story
Laceey's Story

Hey, Laceey. It’s Laceey. This is not a prank. This is not your mom trying to make you feel better, or your dad playing some ridiculous joke on you. You know them well enough. They would never write you a letter like the one you are about to hear.

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