Many child abuse cases have gone unreported and undetected, often because children do not disclose abuse and get help. The following are 4 main reasons explaining why this happens.
If a person’s functioning, be it at school, work or socially, is impaired, the person may likely be facing depression. Instead of stigmatizing and labeling them as crazy or insane, we should advise those with depressive symptoms to seek appropriate treatment and at the same time, we should constantly shower them with care and support.
Although some people with severe mental disorders can be involved in violent crimes, the fact is people with severe mental disorders are over 10 times more prone to be victims of violence. It is necessary to educate the public about the correct facts to ensure that people with mental illnesses are not being stigmatized and mislabeled.