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The Shame of Mental Illness (RERUN)

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The shame and embarrassment about any form of disability can be found in most ethnic groups. However, there is a higher prevalence of stigmas over mental disability in African-American and Latino groups. Host, Dr. Danita Applewhite and special guest Dr. E. Douglass Brown, share a unique insight about the stigma of mental illness and how it relates to depression and addiction. Hear students, teachers, and Veterans discuss how to identify symptoms, overcome shame, and get confidential help. Dr. E. Douglas Brown is a clinical psychologist and author. Veterans join our VET2VET™ discussion for news updates and commentary at the end of the show. Please send your donation of at least $10 or more to continue our radio broadcasts that help students and Veterans with disabilities reach their education and workforce goals? Visit http://whiteappleinstitute.org and click on DONATE.  Click on Radio to listen to archived episodes of the Student2Teacher ™ radio show any day of the week.