One in three South Africans deal with mental illness.

With 17 million people in the population suffering from either depression, anxiety, bipolar,  schizophrenia or substance abuse nine out of ten people are likely to experience stigma or discrimination.

With so many people affected by mental illness we tend to over look the impact the diseases have on ones everyday life, a lot of people who face mental illness are dismissed or told they having a bad day.

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In light of October being Mental Health Awareness month we complied a video with the common responses to mental disorders, terms that may do a lot more harm than good.