131,835 views | Kitty Westin • TEDxFargo 2017
Breaking the Stigma and Shame of Mental Illness
Suicide leads to over 44,000 deaths each year in the U.S. Stigma against people with mental illness is a major contributor to this unacceptably high mortality rate. Kitty uses heartbreaking true stories and scientific facts to help the audience understand ways to challenge their thinking and join the fight to reduce stigma and shame.