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Glenn Close – No More Secrets

August 25th, 2010

Glenn Close is my new favorite person. She wrote an amazing article and did a public service announcement about removing the stigma of mental illness. No more secrets. Get it out in the open and regain your power.

More than half a million people come through here every day, people of all ages and backgrounds, all walks of life. You can’t necessarily tell from the outside—the clothes they wear, the things they carry, even the way they act—what’s going on with someone inside—the struggles they face, the loneliness they feel, the hope and understanding they seek.

That’s why I’m here. I’ve learned that one in four adults has a mental illness—such as depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD or schizophrenia—and the stigma can be as daunting as the disease itself.

Please read the full article here on Guideposts. The PSA video is also there.