Let’s Break the Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness #StigmaFreeYLD
Now more than ever, attorneys are facing challenges with stress, anxiety, and mental illness – and this struggle all too often results in substance abuse, depression, or even suicide. To make matters worse, attorneys feel like they are unable to talk about mental illness as it will be seen as a sign of weakness. This stigma ends now.
The Florida Bar YLD is proud to launch the #StigmaFreeYLD initiative to help end the stigma over mental health and illness in our profession. Through this initiative, we aim to demonstrate that dealing with mental illness is not a weakness, but a sign of strength.
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