Mental illness: The cultural connection

To mark the importance of mental illness awareness, let’s talk about how sociocultural background affects how we address mental health challenges, from spotting red flags to breaking down stigmas.


Starting these conversations and accessing support, while navigating cultural taboos, can be difficult. Scroll down for mental health content that promotes inclusion and understanding. It’s time to better support our diverse workplaces, communities, and families.

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Cultural and ethnic stigmas surrounding mental health

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Red flags: Signs and symptoms of mental health challenges

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Diversity 101: Dealing with cultural differences in the workplace