S1E9: The Stigma of Mental Illness- When Your Symptoms Are Dismissed

Meet warrior, Mindy. Mindy is among one and five Americans who experience mental illness. Living with varying levels of depression and anxiety for most of her life, Mindy knows her conditions and symptoms well. Therefore, when her widespread chronic pain started, she sought help right away only to have her pain be automatically dismissed as part of her mental illnesses. Listen to Mindy explain how her doctors’ dismissive behavior has affected her search for answers and her mental health.

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