People with mental illness are often not seen as credible witnesses in courts because of stigma
Denial of mental illness because of stigma not only delays treatment but also plays a role in the high suicide rate.
Mental health professionals conceal mental illness in themselves and in their families because of stigma.
Stigma is a barrier to mental healthcare: we must stand up and fight.
Mental illness labels evoke responses such as fear and hatred, which leads people to increase social distance and minimize contact with those possessing such labels