This tip sheet was developed as a collaboration between the Massachusetts Statewide Youth Advisory Council (SYAC) and the Learning and Working Center at the Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research (TACR) to clear up some common misunderstandings about mental health conditions and to share strategies to talk about mental health in a more accurate and more helpful way! Read on to learn more about mental health.
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Golden, L., Joel Danforth, & Massachusetts Statewide Youth Advisory Council (2019). How to Talk about Mental Health: Addressing Misunderstandings about Mental Health in the Media. Psychiatry Information in Brief, 16 (3). https://doi.org/10.7191/pib.1136
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