Mentally ill? Bewitched, or you simply study too hard.

“Maela felt unable to open up to his family about his manic feelings, largely due to the cultural stigma tied to mental illness in South Africa and beyond.”

Read more about this remarkable photo documentary in which Maela describes how mental illness is often misunderstood, misdiagnosed or completely ignored in black communities!

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Source: The Huffington Post

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Posted on August 4, 2016, in End Stigma, Mental Health. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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