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Dealing with Mental Stigma as a child

Dealing with Mental Health Stigma as a child

Can a small child grasp and identify mental health struggles? It is really difficult to see mental health issues in you as a child. You are not going to attribute mental health struggles with the way you think and behave and grasp this concept at such a young age where you are developing and many things are in the process of being learned. You may feel different but you are not going to think this might be a sign of depression etc. Looking back on those moments, this interviewee realized he was incredibly sensitive. One shouldn’t be shamed for being sensitive but he felt he was overly sensitive and easily angered over the smallest things or I got really depressed over long periods of time.
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