Mental health stigma keeps many parents from getting their children the mental health they need. Our Therapist and blogger, Emily Roberts, LPC, addresses stigma, parenting and your child’s mental health on HealthyPlace.com and asks you to join the campaign to end the stigmatization of getting help. Many of the over 46 million Americans who suffer from some type of mental health disorder may describe and define stigma using one of these words or phrases: hate, discrimination, prejudice, fear inducing, humiliating, hurtful. In order for us to get the best treatments for ourselves, children, and families, we need to accept that the benefits override the possible stigma. Learn how:
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Emily Roberts MA, LPC is the clinical therapist for the Neurogistics Children’s Program. She has worked with Neurogistics for over a decade. Emily is also an award-winning author of Express Yourself: A Teen Girls Guide to Speaking Up and Becoming Who You Are, Psychotherapist, TV & Media Contributor, educational speaker and parenting consultant. Express Yourself is available at bookstores nationwide and on Amazon. To learn more about Emily click here.
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