Stigma is something many people with mental illness have long endured. Menninger’s Say No To Stigma blog was created to help dispel stigma. To further that cause, I hope you’ll take a few minutes to watch this video about Ms. Lizzie Velasquez.
She does not have a brain disease, rather another biological disorder that manifests itself visibly. Consequently, she has had to endure criticism and bullying on a scale few people could relate to. Her tips for coping and the way she thinks are inspirational.