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Ask Dr. Applewhite About The Shame of Mental Illness

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ASK Dr Applewhite

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How do I talk about MY mental health? Is the stigma of mental illness preventing you from reaching your full potential? 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. This broadcast is a rerun originally aired 1/18/14.
The White Apple Institute Talk Show is produced by the students of White Apple Institute (a Veteran operated nonprofit 501 c 3).  This show is focused on preventing adult students (veteran and non-veterans) with emotional challenges and disability issues from dropout/burnout from school, work, and LIFE!  Take a bite of White Apple Wisdom and change the perception of  “disabled” to “differently-abled”! Learn more at  or call 888-56APPLE (888 562 7753)